Benjamin A. Gilman Photo

Benjamin A. Gilman

Born: Dec 6, 1922

Birthplace: Poughkeepsie

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Benjamin A. Gilman

Date of Birth : Dec 6, 1922
Birth Place : Poughkeepsie

Benjamin Arthur "Ben" Gilman is a former Republican United States Representative from New York. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Gilman graduated from Middletown High School in Middletown, New York in 1941 and received a B.S. from the Wharton School Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1946. He also earned an LL.B. from New York Law School. Gilman served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1942 until 1945 during World War II. During that conflict, he flew 35 missions over Japan, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Benjamin Gilman
  • Benjamin A Gilman

Spouse


  • Georgia Tingus
  • Jane Prizant
  • Rita Kelhofer

Awards Won


  • Padma Vibhushan
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