WASHINGTON U.S. Sens. George Voinovich and Sherrod Brown yesterday introduced legislation to name the U.S. post office in Tiffin in honor of U.S. Rep. Paul E. Gillmor (R., Tiffin), who represented Ohio s 5th District for 20 years until his death Sept. 5.
I will always cherish the close relationship I had with Paul and have utmost respect for his service to the people of Ohio, Senator Voinovich, a Republican, said.
While this small token will never truly show how much we appreciate him, I hope his family will have a sense of how much he was admired and will be missed by so many people.
It was my pleasure working with Paul Gillmor for many years in the House, Senator Brown, a Democrat, said. It is only fitting that the post office in Tiffin should bear his name. Congressman Gillmor was a true public servant, and he will be sorely missed in northwestern Ohio.
Not far from Mr. Gillmor s home town of Old Fort, Tiffin was chosen in concurrence with the wishes of his widow, Karen Gillmor, Ohio s two senators said.