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WHEREAS, on April 6, 1917 Herman Millman was born to Eugene and Ana Millman in Cleveland, Ohio; and
WHEREAS, on May 20, 1951 Herman married Elaine Kramer and they shared in 62 years of marriage. Together they had three sons David, Kenneth and Richard and have six grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Herman has resided in River Vale since May of 1957; and
WHEREAS, Herman served in the US army during WWII with an anti-aircraft unit. On many occasions he has been invited to be a guest speaker in classrooms throughout Bergen County to recount his war stories . Herman also spent 22 years with the Civil Air Patrol and worked as a journalist with the Cleveland Press; and
WHEREAS, both Herman and Elaine were active and devout members of the Bergen County Players; and
WHEREAS, for many years Herman volunteered with Meals on Wheels delivering food to those in need. Herman also worked as an ESL instructor at the River Vale Library; and
WHEREAS, Herman has lived during the most eventful century of this world's history and is respected and admired by all for his many contributions to both his family and the community.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the River Vale Town Council are inspired by Herman's long life and offer their sincere best wishes for continued health and happiness.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Township of River Vale congratulates Herman Millman on the occasion of his 100th Birthday.