Hudson Valley congressman Ben Gilman dies at 94


Hudson Valley is mourning the loss of longtime former congressman Ben Gilman.

Gillman passed away Saturday at the age of 94.

He served under seven presidents during his 30-year term from 1973 through 2003.

Gilman was a Poughkeepsie native and graduated from Middletown High School. 

He was an attorney and also served with the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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