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Chronicles of Oklahoma
Volume 11, No. 1
March, 1933
LEE CRUCE

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10.

BY: Fischl, Dixon, Ballard, Briggs, Carlile, Carmack, Chamberlin, Clark, Commons, Coppock, Curnutt, Daugherty, Fidler, Garvin, Howard, Hutchinson, Jennings, Johnston, Lester, Liggett, Logan, MacDonald, Memminger, Moon, Morrison, Nance, Nichols, Paul, Powers, Pugh, Ray, Reed, Ritzhaupt, Rizley, Rutherford, Sowards, Stacey, Stewart, Taylor, Thomas, Waldrep, Whitaker, Wilbanks, Willis of the Senate, and Grunert, Cavins and Batson of the House.

A RESOLUTION expressing regret at the death of the Honorable Lee Cruce, second Governor of Oklahoma: Commending him and his patriotic unselfish service to the people of the State of Oklahoma: Extending the sympathy of the members of the Fourteenth Legislature and the people of the State of Oklahoma to the bereaved family: Authorizing the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House to appoint a committee of five members of the Senate and five members of the House to attend the funeral and directing the Senate Auditor and Chief Clerk of the House to arrange for a suitable floral offering.

WHEREAS, information has been received that the Honorable Lee Cruce, the second Governor of the State of Oklahoma, has departed this life at the home of his daughter in Los Angeles, California, and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of both Houses of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Oklahoma, now in session, to do appropriate honor to his memory on account of his unselfish, patriotic and everlasting services to the people and the State of Oklahoma, and

WHEREAS, the said Lee Cruce over a period of more than a quarter of a century rendered to the State of Oklahoma and to her people that kind and character of public service which springs from the mind and heart of a man of honor and integrity and a man who is imbued with the ideals of worth-while public service, and

WHEREAS, the life and character of Lee Cruce have been an inspiration to many men and women who have

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striven forward in the field of public service in Oklahoma, and

WHEREAS, in the passing of the said Lee Cruce the State of Oklahoma and the nation as a whole has suffered a distinct and irreparable loss,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: That in the death of the said Honorable Lee Cruce, the family has lost a devoted father and the people of the State have lost a patriotic, unselfish, lovable public servant.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Fourteenth Legislature extends to his family the sympathy of its membership and of the people of the State as a whole and the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House are directed to appoint a committee of five from each the Senate and the House to attend the funeral of the said Lee Cruce.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to the family of the deceased and furnished the press.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Senate Auditor and the Chief Clerk of the House are directed to arrange for suitable floral offerings for the Senate and House of Representatives, to be composed of one flower from each Senator and each Representative as a personal tribute of esteem and respect.

PASSED by the Senate this the 18th day of January, 1933.

ROBERT BURNS
President of the Senate.

PASSED by the House of Representatives this the 18th day of January, 1933.

TOM ANGLIN
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Correctly Enrolled

CLAUDE LIGGETT
Chairman Committee on Engrossing and Enrolling

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