san jose post office named in honor of gordon n. chan

This week in San Jose, a post office building was named in honor of Gordon N. Chan, a respected community leader and agricultural pioneer who died in 2001: North San Jose post office named in honor of Gordon N. Chan.

Chan, the first Chinese-American president of the Santa Clara Farm Bureau, was a well-known mentor to many Asian-American community activists and politicians. Here's Congressman Mike Honda's statement on the naming: Rep. Michael Honda Celebrates Chinese-American Leader in Naming of Gordan Chan Post Office, San Jose's First

Honda, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, and about 200 city officials and community group leaders attended the ceremony on Wednesday morning in front of the post office. A plaque was installed below the U.S. Post Office insignia, dedicating the building as the Gordon N. Chan Post Office.

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