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Benjamin A. Gilman

AKA Benjamin Arthur Gilman

Born: 6-Dec-1922
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, NY
Died: 17-Dec-2016
Location of death: Wappingers Falls, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from New York, 1973-2003

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1942-45)

Son: David (d.)
Daughter: Ellen (d.)
Son: Harrison
Son: Jonathan
Daughter: Susan
Wife: Georgia Nickles Tingus (until his death, three children)

    High School: Middletown High School, Middletown, NY (1941)
    University: BS Economics, University of Pennsylvania (1946)
    Law School: LLB, New York Law School (1950)

    US Congressman, New York 20th (1993-2003)
    US Congressman, New York 22nd (1983-93)
    US Congressman, New York 26th (1973-83)
    New York State Assembly 95th (1967-72)
    New York State Official Assistant Attorney General for NY State (1953-55)
    America-Israel Friendship League U.S. National Advisory Board
    American Legion
    Boy Scouts of America Hudson-Delaware Council
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry 33rd degree, Hoffman Lodge
    Grange Otisville, NY
    NAACP Middletown, NY
    Nixon Center Advisory Council
    Air Medal with Oak Leaf cluster
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Austrian Ancestry
    Hungarian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

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