Congressman DeSaulnier to Host Ceremony Renaming the Richmond Main Post Office

February 12, 2019
Press Release

Richmond, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that on Friday, February, 22nd at 1:00 p.m. he will host a ceremony to rename the Richmond Main Post Office located on Nevin Avenue in Richmond to the “Harold D. McCraw, Sr., Post Office Building.” The ceremony will be held in conjunction with the United States Postal Service (USPS). DeSaulnier’s bill (H.R. 606) to rename the post office after Mr. McCraw unanimously passed the House and Senate before being signed into law last year (PL 115-283).

Congressman DeSaulnier will be joined by Mr. McCraw’s family, friends, and local leaders to mark the occasion. Officials from the USPS will be on hand to lay a plaque honoring Mr. McCraw.

Harold D. McCraw, Sr., Post Office Naming Ceremony
Friday, February 22nd
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Richmond Main Post Office
1025 Nevin Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801

This event is open to the public, press, and photographers.

Mr. McCraw began working for the Richmond Post Office in 1965 and served the USPS for 45 years. In addition to serving as Richmond Postmaster, he was also a distinguished member of the Richmond community. McCraw served on various boards and commissions and started the East Bay Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS), and was as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Richmond Community Social Services Corporation.

Please RSVP to or by calling (925) 933-2660. To request ADA accommodations, translation services, or for more information, contact Congressman DeSaulnier’s office in either Richmond or Walnut Creek.