Letter from Arthur Ohnimus
The White House
Washington 25, D.C.
My dear Mr. President:
May I invite your attention to the enclosed copy of Assembly Joint Resolution
No. 27, adopted by the California Legislature of April 17, 1951.
An acknowledgment of the receipt of this resolution would be appreciated.
ARTHUR A. OHNIMUS
Assembly Joint Resolution No. 27 -- Relative to General Douglas MacArthur
Whereas, General Douglas MacArthur has countless admirers throughout our Nation
and the World because of his outstanding ability as a military leader; and
Whereas, It is impossible to enumerate General MacArthur's achievements, which
range from becoming Brigadier General at the early age of 38, Superintendent of
West Point at 39, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Supreme Commander of Allied
Land, Air, and Sea Forces in the South Pacific during World War II, and Allied
Supreme Commander accepting the surrender of Japan, where he remained as
Supreme Commander; and
Whereas, General MacArthur has further distinguished himself by conducting the
Korean War as Supreme Commander for the United Nations under extraordinary
conditions; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly and Senate of the State of California, jointly, That
the Members of the Legislature hereby express their admiration for General
Douglas MacArthur's distinguished military record; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly is directed to send copies of
this resolution to the President and Vice President of the United States, to
the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to each Senator and
Representative from California in the Congress of the United States, and to
General Douglas MacArthur.
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