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Rep. Susan Davis sponsors bill
to name Post Office for Chavez
,  Feb. 3, 2005

U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) has introduced legislation to name the U.S. Post Office at 2777 Logan Avenue in San Diego in honor of former farm workers leader Cesar E. Chavez.

Introducing the legislation in a Feb. 2 speech, Davis described Chavez as a great man who stood up for justice and fair treatment for all Americans." 

"During his life, Cesar E. Chavez was committed to providing fair wages, better working conditions, decent housing, and quality education for all," the congresswoman added. "He organized in Southern California and accomplished a great deal to improve the living and working conditions for the people of San Diego. 

"Mr. Chavez also made tremendous sacrifices for all Americans, serving the United States proudly in the Navy during WorId War II," she said. "His spirit and his vision are still alive today and I am determined to celebrate what he stood for and his great accomplishments". 

Donald H. Harrison