timberland gore tex boots Benjamin Gilman would be honored under proposed federal law
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.
Maloney, D Cold Spring, said he will propose renaming the Middletown Post Office in honor of the Gilman, who was a resident of Middletown. Gilman died in December 2016.
Maloney bill also would name the Hudson Valley National Heritage Area in honor of the Hinchey, of Saugerties, whose vision created the area. Hinchey died in November 2017.
Maloney will announce the two naming proposals at events on Friday.
Gilman, who served in the House from 1973 through 2003, died in Dec. 17, 2016, at age 94 at the Castle Point veterans hospital near Beacon. He had been in declining health for several years following surgery to repair a damaged hip.
While a congressman for parts of the Mid and Lower Hudson Valley, Gilman chaired the House Committee on International Relations for six years and on the Select Committee on MIAs.