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Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

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Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, seen here, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

The full sign for the Gov. Malcolm Wilson
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

The full sign for the Gov. Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge is seen leading to the bridge in Tarrytown. (Jan. 11, 2013)

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With his hand upon the Bible, Lt. Gov.
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With his hand upon the Bible, Lt. Gov. Malcolm Wilson took the oath of office in New York State's Capitol in Albany on Dec. 18, 1973 and became the state's 50th governor. Court of Appeals Judge-elect Charles Breitel, left, gave the oath while outgoing Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Katharine, wife of the new governor, watched. (Dec. 18, 1973)

New York Governor Malcolm Wilson, right, and Walt
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New York Governor Malcolm Wilson, right, and Walt "Clyde" Frazier, left, of the New York Knicks, take the measure of New York City Mayor Abraham Beame at a dinner in New York's American Hotel. The dinner honored Frazier who was named "P.A.L. Superstar of the Year" by the New York's police Athletic league. (Feb. 27, 1974)

New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller stands with
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New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller stands with fellow Republicans and U.S. President John F. Kennedy on the reviewing stand at the Columbus day parade in New York City. Standing on the same platform are, from left, an unidentified man, N.Y. Attorney General Louis Howitzer, Lt. Gov. Malcolm Wilson, Rockefeller, Italian Ambassador to the the U.S. Sergio Faltering and John F. Kennedy. (Oct. 12, 1962)

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, right, chats with
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Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, right, chats with New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson at the annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith memorial foundation in New York. Kissinger said it is time Americans made peace with ourselves, there is no more justification for the "bitterness that has characterized the national debate for most of a decade." New York Mayor Abraham Beame stands third from left, and Archbishop of N.Y. Cardinal Terence Cooke is third from right. (Oct. 16, 1974)

After funeral services for former New York Gov.
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After funeral services for former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, his daughters, from left, Kathy Wilson Conroy and Ann Wilson-Matthew, are greeted by Gov. George Pataki. Lt. Gov. Mary Donohue, second from right, and New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, right, also attend the funeral in New Rochelle. Wilson, who was governor for a year and lieutenant governor for 15, died March 13 at the age of 86. (March 16, 2000)

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The Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Tarrytown.
(Credit: Faye Murman)

The Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Tarrytown. (Nov. 13, 2012)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

Views of the Tappan Zee Bridge from Grandview.
(Credit: John Meore)

Views of the Tappan Zee Bridge from Grandview. (Oct. 3, 2012)

The Tappan Zee Bridge seen from the New
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

The Tappan Zee Bridge seen from the New York State Thruway Authority area on the Nyack bank of the Hudson River. (March 13, 2012)

A view of the Tappan Zee Bridge at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

A view of the Tappan Zee Bridge at sunset from the Hudson River Walk in Tarrytown. (Dec. 3, 2012)

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Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Katharine Wilson Conroy of New Rochelle, daughter of the late former New York Gov. Malcolm Wilson, is making an effort to keep her father's name attached to the Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge after it is replaced. (Jan. 12, 2013)

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