Pretend that you were asked to provide a suggestion for a name for something and were encouraged to choose a name to honor someone, describe the name you would select and your reasons for selecting that name.
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Robert Gray was born in Rhode Island and had earned the reputation of a trusted merchant and sailor during his time spent in Boston. He was selected to sail to the Pacific Northwest to maintain the fur trade between the trading posts there and the East Coast of the United States. He spent much time in the Pacific Northwest and named a few notable features.