STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, it is only fitting and proper that we should set aside a specific day to honor fathers; and
WHEREAS, it was the fathers of our land who built a great American nation through unstinting devotion to liberty, love and freedom; and
WHEREAS, the theme for Father's Day 1965 is "Juvenile Integrity Starts in the Home," where fathers are the builders of good family life, the foundation of our future, and the teachers of our young in the importance of good ethics, fair play, peace and brotherhood:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 20, 1965 as
and call upon all citizens of this State to observe it by worshiping in the church of their faith and by reverently displaying the American Flag and by otherwise commemorating the occasion so that we may continue to enjoy the blessings resulting from responsible fatherhood and good family life.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., 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
(GREAT SEAL) 15th day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-ninth.
CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Governor
Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State