Wilbur Cross

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3:58 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Governors' Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1938 and now

Connecticut Governor Wilbur T. Cross, who held office from 1931 to 1938
Credit CT State Library

 It’s traditional for Governors to deliver Thanksgiving Proclamations every year.  They usually include something about being thankful and a recap of the year.   This year, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s message says, in part, “From a once-in-a-lifetime economic downturn, to dangerous storms, to unthinkable tragedy, we have faced challenges that no one would ever have asked for.  Yet, in those darkest moments of need, I have been thankful for the tremendous grace and compassion we have shown to one another.”

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