HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 92-4756, by Representatives Fraser, Belcher, Brumsickle, Bowman, P. Johnson, Sheldon, Ogden, Jacobsen, Prentice and Prince
WHEREAS, Citizens and organizations of Olympia and the state capital area and the state supported the formation of and contributed to the longstanding success of the State Capital Historical Association and Museum; and
WHEREAS, Clarence Lord, former businessman and mayor of Olympia, and his family donated their home and grounds to the state of Washington to be used as a public facility for the enjoyment and education of the state citizens and to be held in trust by the State Capital Historical Association; and
WHEREAS, The Washington State legislature authorized the formation of the State Capital Historical Association by House Bill No. 172 on January 31, 1941, for the preservation and interpretation of Washington State history; and
WHEREAS, The proposed legislation was passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Arthur Langlie on March 5, 1941; and
WHEREAS, The Washington State Capital Historical Association has served the community and state by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the political history and culture of what is now Washington State, since March 1942; and
WHEREAS, The Washington State Capital Historical Association is celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary during 1992;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That March 5, 1992, be declared Washington State Capital Museum Day and that the Washington State House of Representatives commend the Association for its fine work for the past fifty years and encourage our citizens to continue to support and visit the Washington State Capital Museum.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4756 adopted by the House of Representatives
March 4, 1992.
Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk