WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) issued the following statement on the passing of former Delaware Gov. Dale E. Wolf.

"Gov. Dale Wolf was a dedicated public servant and member of our Greatest Generation, who selflessly served his country in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Many remember Dale for his leadership, advocacy, and commitment to charitable organizations in the First State. Delaware will long treasure Dale's dedication to duty and his many accomplishments, and he'll be sorely missed by his family, friends, neighbors, and fellow veterans."