The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Funeral Services Planned For Former Ohio Gov. Gilligan
Memorial services have been scheduled in Cincinnati for former Ohio Gov. John J. Gilligan, with a public program also planned next week at the Ohio Statehouse.
The 92-year-old longtime officeholder, who was also a congressman, city councilman and school board member, died at home Monday. A World War II Navy veteran and teacher, Gilligan was elected governor as a Democrat in 1970. He was defeated in 1974, after creating the state income tax.
His family plans a 10:30 a.m. mass next Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with a visitation with his family planned from 2:30-4:30 p.m.at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in downtown Cincinnati.
A program honoring his life and career is planned Sept. 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, starting at 10:30 a.m.