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Congressman Russell Fry’s Legislation to Rename the Surfside Beach Post Office in Honor of Nancy Yount Childs Passes the U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Russell Fry’s Legislation to Rename the Surfside Beach Post Office in Honor of Nancy Yount Childs Passes the U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Russell Fry (SC-07)’s legislation to rename the Surfside Beach, South Carolina Post Office in honor of Nancy Yount Childs passed the U.S. House of Representatives.


This legislation would rename the United States Post Office located at 420 Highway 17 North in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, the “Nancy Yount Childs Post Office Building.” 


“It’s an honor to be able to recognize Nancy’s service to her community and trailblazing accomplishments,” said Congressman Russell Fry. “I am proud that we are one step closer toensuring Nancy’s legacy lives on in the Grand Strand.”


Childs was a dedicated public servant and accomplished law enforcement officer who spent her career protecting others. She was one of the first women to serve as a U.S. Capitol Police Officer, and when she retired from service, she held the esteemed rank of Inspector. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police for two decades. After retiring, Childs resided in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. She passed away peacefully on November 2, 2022. 


This bill now awaits action in the Senate. The full text of the legislation can be found here.


Congressman Fry serves on the House Judiciary Committee, the House Oversight Committee, and the Select Committee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. He also serves as the Republican freshman class president. To stay up to date with Congressman Fry and his work for the Seventh District, follow his official FacebookInstagram, and Twitter pages and visit his website at