Washington, D.C.— Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-San Bernardino) announced that his bill to honor former Stater Bros. Executive Chairman and Inland Empire philanthropist Jack H. Brown was signed into law by the president on December 6, 2018. The new law renames the post office at 390 West 5th Street in San Bernardino the “Jack H. Brown Post Office Building.”
“Jack was a titan in the region who was respected by everyone,” said Aguilar. He continued, “He loved our community and spent his life working to make San Bernardino a better place. I’m proud to have known him and to honor him by making his name a permanent fixture in his hometown.”
After learning that Rep. Aguilar’s bill had become law the Brown family commented, “Today is a proud day for our entire family. Jack dedicated his life to serving the Inland Empire, and now his memory will forever be enshrined in the heart of San Bernardino, the city he loved so much. We’re grateful for the work of Congressman Aguilar to help make this possible, and look forward to carrying on Jack’s legacy of service to this community.”
Rep. Aguilar first introduced the bill in June of 2017 with the support of 50 members of California’s congressional delegation.