October 10, 1994
Proclamation certificate with State of Oregon seal in lower left corner. Text: "Office of the Governor, State of Oregon, Proclamation: Whereas: Linus Carl Pauling, a native son of Oregon, is the only person to have been awarded two unshared Nobel Laureates, for Chemistry and Peace; and whereas: Dr. Pauling's efforts to bring about world peace and the banning of nuclear weapons testing, carried out in spite of the disapproval of his own government, established a new base for world peace negotiations; and whereas: Dr. Pauling's genius in chemistry provided the basis for modern chemistry and set the state for major discoveries that benefited humankind; and whereas: Dr. Pauling was unafraid of controversy in his pursuit of the truth and devoted to his entire life to the good of humanity. Now, therefore, I, Barbara Roberts, Governor of the State of Oregon, hereby proclaim February 28, Dr. Pauling's birthday, as Linus Pauling Day in Oregon to recognize the life and work of this great American. In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and cause the Great Seal of the State of Oregon to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in the City of Salem and the State of Oregon, on this day, October 10, 1994." Signed by Barbara Roberts, Governor and the Secretary of State.
Awarded by Barbara Roberts, Governor of Oregon.
Name: Oregon. Office of the Governor