H.R. 1817: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 116 North West Street in Somerville, Tennessee, as the "John S. Wilder Post Office Building"

H.R. 1817

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 116 North West Street in Somerville, Tennessee, as the "John S. Wilder Post Office Building"

Date
June 3, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 1817 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on March 31, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1817 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 116 North West Street in Somerville, Tennessee, as the "John S. Wilder Post Office Building"

Background

John Shelton Wilder (born June 3, 1921) is an American politician who was a Tennessee state senator and lieutenant governor of Tennessee from 1971 to 2007. John S. Wilder is the longest tenured state legislator in Tennessee history.