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<br />VIRGINIA: <br /> <br />~t a special meeting <br />Board of ~upervisors <br />Chesterfield County, <br />at the Courthouse on <br />28, 1940, and in the <br />of the Commonwealth <br /> <br />of the <br />of <br />held <br />NovembeIT <br />16bth y;ar <br />I <br />i <br />I <br />I <br />I <br />I <br />I <br />I <br />I <br />j <br />i <br /> <br />Present: <br /> <br />H.L. Chalkley, Chair.man <br />\l. .A. Horner <br />J.G.Hening <br />H. T. Goyne <br />T. D. Watkins <br /> <br />Absent: P. W. Covington <br /> <br />Vlhereas, the Government of the United States of America, has, in its <br />widsom, seen fit to call all men between the ages of 21 and 36 to a year's <br />military training for the purpose of defense of the nation, and <br /> <br />'Vjhereas, the Government has caused to be set up a Selective Service <br />Board for the purpose of inducting such men into training for the purpose <br />aforesaid, and <br /> <br />\lhereas, among such lWn in Chest erfield County, Virginia, are KENNETH <br />LEON BOWLES andMASON THROWER WRENN, JR., who have volunteered to be inducted <br />into service rather than await their selection by the Selective Service Board, <br />, and thereby have become the first men from Chesterfield County to be inducted <br />into service. \ <br /> <br />Now, Therefore, the Board of Supelvisors of Chesterfield County,'Virginia <br />~oth recognize such act on the part of KENNETH LEON BffinES AND llASON THROVffiR <br />WRENN, JR., to be one of patriotism and love of countDyand done for the purpose <br />of 'unselfishly rendering to the nation its due and doth resolve on ,motion of <br />H.T.Goyne, that KENNETH LEON BO\ILES and MASON THROV~ VtRENN, JR., be, and they <br />ar~ hereby publioly oommended for their action in volunteering for such service. <br /> <br />It is further resolved that a certified copy of this resolution be <br />d\~ivered to KENNEl'H LEON BO\'ILES and MASON THROWER WREN1r,JR. <br /> <br />It is resolved on motion of T. D. Watkins, that the Chairman appoint <br />the members of this Board and three representatives of the Amerioan Legion <br />Post No. of Midlothian, Virginia, to take charge of the ceremonies today <br />anq. to see that IGmNETH LEON BOWI..ES A1"D MASON THROViER V1RE1'll~, JR., the men who <br />ar~ to be induct~d into military service are properly escorted to the Cit~ of <br />RiQhmond, <br /> <br />Ordered that the Boar~ be now adjourned. <br /> <br />~~ <br /> <br />xecut ve Secretary- <br /> <br />N.~2tlo/ <br />