Executive Order 11996—The Honorable Tom C. Clark
As a mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable Tom C. Clark, former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 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 offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
The White House,
June 14, 1977.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 1:58 p.m., June 14, 1977]
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 11996—The Honorable Tom C. Clark Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243715