GILMAN, Benjamin Arthur

GILMAN, Benjamin Arthur
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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GILMAN, Benjamin Arthur, A Representative from New York; born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 6, 1922; graduated from Middletown High School, Middletown, N.Y., 1941; B.S., Wharton School of Business and Finance, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1946; LL.B., New York Law School, New York, N.Y., 1950; lawyer, private practice; United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1945; assistant attorney general, New York state attorney general, 1953-1955; member of the New York state assembly, 1966-1972; member, New York state southeastern water commission; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 2003); chair, Committee on International Relations (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1996 and 2000; died on December 17, 2016, in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; interment at West Point Post Cemetery, West Point, N.Y.

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External Research Collections

Orange County Community College, SUNY
Gilman Center

Middletown, NY
Papers: ca. 1973-2003, 1700 cubic feet. The papers of former Congressman Benjamin Gilman have not yet been processed.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum

Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the John O. Marsh Counsellor to the President: Files, 1974-1977, 49.6 linear feet. Persons represented include Benjamin Gilman.

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Collection on Democracy and Unification in Korea, ca. 1975-1990, 95 boxes. Persons represented include Benjamin Gilman.
Papers: In the Sierra Club National Legislative Office Records, 1960-ongoing, 200 linear feet. Persons represented include Benjamin Gilman.

Yale University Library
Divinity Library Special Collections

New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Washington Office on Africa Records, ca. 1970-1996, 35 linear feet. Persons represented include Benjamin Gilman.
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