McALESTER — A measure to rename the U.S. Postal Service building in Hartshorne after the late Warren Lindley has now passed in the House and Senate, District 2 U.S Congressman Dan Boren,D-Muskogee, announced early today.
House Resolution 1369 is a measure to name the U.S Post Office in Harthsorne the Warren Lindley Post Office.
"It passed the Senate last night," Heather Dumont, of Boren's Washington D.C. office said today. The resolution passed in the House on July 23, and is currently awaiting the president's signature. she said.
Lindley owned the local grocery store in Hartshorne, but was best known for giving back to his community, Boren said in a statement from his office in Washington D.C.
Lindely owned Lindley's Grocery in Hartshorne with his wife, Clidia Lindley.
“Warren Lindley exemplified the Oklahoma spirit of innovative leadership, hard work, and community service,” Boren said in the statement.
“Warren was a leader and entrepreneur who used his thoughtfulness to make a difference in the lives of others. I am proud to commemorate an outstanding citizen by naming the post office in Hartshorne, Oklahoma the Warren Lindley Post Office. I hope that in doing so, future generations will be inspired to live each day in the service of one another.”
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