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George Albert Hackett
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1875
Olathe
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1972
Moscow
Latah County
Idaho, USA

Son of Henry N and Eliza J Hackett.

Husband of Cora Ann Claytor.

Father of Marion B. and Gladys.

Obituary:

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, August 23, 1972

George Hackett
George A. Hackett, 96, a retired employee of the Post Office died in Moscow, Idaho, Monday.
Hackett had lived here since before the turn of the century and spent over 32 years working for the post office. He moved to Pullman five years ago to be near his only daughter. He carried the first rural route and was the first postal employee to retire here.
Hackett came to Walla Walla from Olathe, Kan., where he was born Sept. 16, 1875. He married Cora C. Claytor in Sedalia, Mo. in 1898; she died in 1957. They spent all but two of their married years in Walla Walla.
Hackett, who was superintendent of mails at the post office during the last 15 years of his employment, served under three postmasters and at four different locations. He covered the 25 miles of the first rural route with a horse and buggy.
Hackett is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Ralph G. Devlin, of Pullman, Wash.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Blue Mt. Lodge No. 13, F & AM, El Katif Shrine of Spokane, and the Scottish Rite bodies.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday in the chapel of the Herring Funeral Home with Dr. Edward V. Wright of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Concluding services and vault interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery, Ritualistic graveside services will be conducted by Blue Mt. Lodge No. 13, F & AM.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Cora Ann Claytor Hackett (1878 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Marion B Hackett Devlin (1901 - 1976)*
  Gladys H Hackett (1902 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
Plot: Masonic Section
 
Created by: Jeffrey Claytor
Record added: Oct 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22002017
George Albert Hackett
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