As a mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable John William McCormack, former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and a Representative of the State of Massachusetts, it is hereby ordered, pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 of Proclamation 3044 of March 1, 1954, as amended, that until interment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff on all buildings, grounds and naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular ofrices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
The White House,
November 24, 1980.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 2:55 p.m., November 24, 1980]