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Object Name Proclamation
Object ID 2015.001.001
Summary Proclamation, declaring November 5, 2014 to be Capus Waynick Day, signed by Mayor James C. Davis. Printed on white cardstock in black and blue text, with blue border and gold seal of the City of High Point affixed to lower left corner. Mayor's signature at lower right.

Office of the Mayor / City of High Point / North Carolina / PROCLAMATION / WHEREAS, the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has approved a State / Historical Marker honoring Capus Waynick to be dedicated November 5, 2014; / and, / WHEREAS, Capus Waynick chose to make High Point his home for more than 60 years - from / 1923 until his death in 1986; and / WHEREAS, Capus Waynick served the High Point community in various civic capacities too / numerous to list but which include journalist and editor of The High Point / Enterprise and member of both the North Carolina House of Representatives and / Senate; and, / WHEREAS, Capus Waynick provided statewide service to North Carolina as Chairman of the / State Highway Commission under Governor Ehringhaus, Adjutant General under / Governor Hodges, and Special Assistant to Governor Sanford for racial affairs; / and, / WHEREAS, Capus Waynick served the nation as U. S. Ambassador to Nicaragua and later / Colombia, and organized President Truman's Point Four Program for / International Aid; and, / WHEREAS, Capus Waynick, a recipient of honorary degrees and distinguished awards, was / greatly admired for his extraordinary intellect and ability to master any task / required of him; thus causing Governor Sanford to say, "North Carolina's / character was considerably shaped by what he did." / NOW THEREFORE, I, James C. Davis, Mayor of the City of High Point, do hereby proclaim / Wednesday, November 5, 2014 as / "Capus Miller Waynick" Day / in the City of High Point. / IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have / hereunto set my hand and caused to be / affixed the SEal of the City of High Point, / North Carolina this 5th day of November, / 2014. / [mayor's signature] / James C. Davis, Mayor
Date November 5, 2014
Additional Information Proclamation was presented to the High Point Museum at the dedication of the Capus Waynick historical marker on November 5, 2014.
Learn about the marker on the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources website.
People Davis, James C.
Ehringhaus, J. C. B.
Hodges, Luther H.
Sanford, Terry
Truman, Harry S.
Waynick, Capus M.
Search Terms City Government
City of High Point
General: Politics
High Point Enterprise
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
North Carolina General Assembly
North Carolina House of Representatives
North Carolina Senate
North Carolina State Highway Commission
Credit Line Museum Collection