Flags lowered to half-staff March 7 to 11 in honor of former Delaware Judge Leonard Williams
DOVER – With the passing of former Delaware Judge and civil rights leader Leonard Williams, Gov. Markell has ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning the morning of Thursday, March 7 until the start of business on Monday, March 11 as a mark of respect. Judge Williams, the state’s fifth African-American attorney and one of the first black students to integrate the University of Delaware, served as a Municipal Court Judge from 1966 to 1998. He passed away on Saturday, March 2, and his services are scheduled for Friday, March 8.