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Early County Post Offices


Trego County Location


This article taken from a pamphlet (#2 in a series of 9 pamphlets)
belonging to the Trego County Historical Society.

Official Name/County
Established
Discontinued
First Postmaster
Banner / Trego Dec. 8, 1879 Sep. 30, 1918 Edwin L. Drake
Bosna / Trego May 24, 1880 Aug. 15, 1921 Frank W. Zeman
Buckeye / Trego Feb. 23, 1886 Jul. 23, 1886 Thos. W. Miller
*Collyer / Trego May 3, 1878   Rufus G. Kessler
Coyote / Ellis Jan. 28, 1668 Jun.12, 1868 Edgar J. Warner
Cyrus /
from Ness to Trego
Mar. 9, 1880 Mar.10, 1889 Jasper Rogers
Forrester / Ness Apr. 3, 1879 Aug. 31, 1894 unknown.
Gibson / Trego Dec. 30, 1880 Aug. 15, 1893 Timothy Armstrong
Kristof (recinded) / Trego Jan. 22, 1904 Mar. 9, 1904 Frank Bordowsky
Mendota /
from Ellis to Trego
Feb. 6, 1863 Nov. 30, 1909 From Halton late in Trego Co.
Ogallah / Trego Jan. 27, 1879   William D. Kelly
Park's Fort / Trego
(Changed to Trego)
Dec. 28, 1871
May 28 1874
Nov. 20, 1672
Nov. 20 1874
William D. Baldwin
Schreader / Trego Oct. 18, 1878 Oct. 31, 1881 John Wagner
Smytheville / Trego Mar. 31, 1879 Sept. 24, 1879 Mrs. Hannah Sawtell
Stockrange / Ellis Aug. 13, 1883 May 31, 1895 Wm. H. Meserve
Stockrange / Trego Feb. 2, 1900 Feb. 29, 1908 Wm. P. Harmon
Trego / Trego
(Moved to Wa Keeney)
Nov. 20, 1874 Feb. 6, 1878  
Trego / Trego Apr. 5, 1860 Apr. 13, 1881 John C. Henry
Trego / Trego Mar. 22, 1900 Dec. 15, 1900  
Tregola / Trego Oct. 30, 1891 Jun. 30, 1893 John C. Henry
Valley / Trego Jun. 3, 1907 Jan. 15, 1917 John W. Rauch
Voda / Trego Mar. 18, 1904 Jun. 15, 1907 Frank Bordowsky
Voda / Trego Sept 10, 1912 Dec.15, 1913  
Wa Keeney / Trego Feb. 6, 1878 Apr. 5, 1897 Richard 0. Evans
Wa Keeney / Trego Apr. 5, 1897 Dec. 1, 1952 Arthur J. Davis
*WaKeeney
(Spelling changed)
Dec. 1, 1962    
Wilcox / Trego Apr. 30, 1879 May 15, 1896 William H. Willcox
*Denotes Post office's still operating. No branch offices are listed above, some offices were known locally by other names. Sometimes first appointees did not actually serve as postmasters, some declined, others were found unqualified, while in some instances the office was turned over to an acting postmaster.
The above information from History of Kansas Post offices by Robert W. Baughman.


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