STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, served God and country and his fellow man to the best of his ability; and
WHEREAS, John F. Kennedy, as a man of great stature, led our country through such troubled times as the Vietnamese War and the Cuban crisis; and
WHEREAS, by his display of courage, perseverance and determination, he became one of the most beloved and respected Presidents of the 20th Century; and
WHEREAS, on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was cruelly felled by an assassin's bullet giving his life for his country; and
WHEREAS, November 22, 1973, marks the 10th anniversary of the death of this great American; and
WHEREAS, John F. Kennedy will always be remembered in the hearts of his followers both in the United States and abroad;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Thursday, November 22, 1973, as a
DAY OF COMMEMORATION OF THE ASSASSINATION OF
PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY
in Delaware and urge all Delawareans to observe this 10th anniversary of President Kennedy's death with appropriate respect.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 19th day of November,
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred ninety-eighth.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest : ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State