Biography of George A. Weishar
Kings County, CA Biographies





GEORGE A. WEISHAR.
Among the citizens of Kings county who have contributed in a definite way to the public service and who have, because of their faithfulness and attention to duty, won the approbation and regard of their fellowmen, none stands higher in popular esteem than George A. Weishar, the present postmaster of Hanford. He is a native of this district and has spent his entire life here. He was born on the 22d day of June, 1875, in Visalia, Tulare county, a son of August and Clementine (Downing) Weishar, who are highly respected residents of that place. August Weishar was a native of Germany, who came to this country early in life, soon got in touch with the spirit of our national life and during the Civil war served in defense of his adopted country. He came to California in an early day and became a successful building contractor in Visalia, erecting many of the most important structures in that city. His wife is a native of Missouri.

George A. Weishar secured his educational training in the public schools of Visalia and on March 4, 1892, he entered the post office in Visalia as a clerk. From that time to the present, thirty three years, he has served continuously in this branch of public service, a record probably not equaled in the state of California. In Visalia he served nine years as assistant postmaster under Postmasters H. W. Dean, L. V. Nanscowen and M. J. Burns. About twenty five years ago he was transferred to the Hanford post office and here served in a similar capacity under Postmasters Frank Hickman, W. A. Long and F. V. Dewey. In 1922 he was appointed postmaster and is giving the same conscientious and faithful service that has characterized his third of a century of work in this department. Painstaking and accommodating, Mr. Weishar has so directed the affairs of his office as to make it serve as far as possible the needs and convenience of the patrons of the office, a fact which is duly appreciated by all familiar with the conduct of the office.

Fraternally Mr. Weishar is a Mason, a Knight of Pythias, belongs to the Woodmen of the World, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Pythian Sisters and the Sons of Veterans. Personally Mr. Weishar is geniel and kindly in his relations with his fellowmen and gives his unreserved support to every movement for the advancement of the community welfare. The substantial qualities of his character and his long career as a faithful public servant have won for him the goodwill and esteem of all who know

Mr. Weishar was married in San Francisco on January 1, 1901, to him. Lulu E. Magee, by whom he had one child, Genevieve, who is now a student in the University of California, at Berkeley. Mr. Weishar was married on July 31, 1921, to Daisy L. Hegadorn, of Hanford, who was the widow of Wallace Hegadorn and daughter of Mrs. S. E. Lovelace, a pioneer of this county. Mrs. Weishar was the mother of one child, Jane E.

From:
History of Tulare County, California
By: Kathleen Edwards Small
and
Kings County, California
By: J. Larry Smith
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago 1926


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