State of New Jersey
Executive Order #100

Governor James J. Florio

WHEREAS, it is fitting and appropriate to honor the memory and mourn the passing of Senator John E. Dimon; and

WHEREAS, born in Roebling, New Jersey in 1916, Senator Dimon devoted his life to serving his community, his State, and his country; and

WHEREAS, enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1940, Senator Dimon served his country with honor and distinction during the duration of this nation's involvement in World War II; and

WHEREAS, after the War, Senator Dimon devoted his legal career to public service, serving as Special Assistant Attorney General, Burlington County Public Guardian for Incompetent Veterans, and a member of the Burlington County Bridge Commission; and

WHEREAS, Senator Dimon also served as a highly distinguished member of the New Jersey Racing Commission; and

WHEREAS, as a member of the Racing Commission, Senator Dimon demonstrated a total commitment to the preservation and advancement of the racing industry in New Jersey; and

WHEREAS, in 1991, Senator Dimon joined the New Jersey State Senate, in which he served with great ability and commitment; and

WHEREAS, it is with deep sadness that we mourn the loss of Senator Dimon, and extend our sincerest sympathies to his family and friends;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JIM FLORIO, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. The flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and instrumentalities during appropriate hours beginning on Tuesday, September 21, 1993 and through and including Friday, September 24, 1993 in recognition and mourning of the passing of Senator John E. Dimon.

2. This order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this
21st day of September in the Year of Our
Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and
Ninety-Three, and of the Independence
of the United States, the Two Hundred
and Eighteenth.

/s/ James Florio


/s/ Scott A. Weiner
Chief Counsel to the Governor