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Requa

1878 April 10, 3rd Class Post Office established as Requa, Del Norte, California located 21 miles southeast of Crescent City and 42 miles north of Trinidad. A Yurok Indian village name "re-kwoi" meaning "Creek mouth."

Morgan G. Tucker, First Postmaster.

1882 March 6, Henry Albert, Postmaster.

1883 January 11, Post Office discontinued.

1883 February 11, Post Office re-established.

1883 February 27, E. D. Smith, Postmaster.

1883 June 28, Post Office discontinued.

1888 February 29, Post Office re-established with Mary Ann Fehely as Postmaster.

1891 September 24, Mrs. Mary A. Russ, Postmaster.

1892 May 9, Mrs. Marguerite Barrow, Postmaster.

1892 July 18, Mrs. Alida M. Leishman, Postmaster.

1894 December 17, William T. Bailey, Postmaster.

1895 October 10, Post Office moved 1/2 mile west.

1898 April 27, Post Office moved 1/2 mile east.

1898 March 24, James N. Otto, Postmaster.

1901 January 28, William T. Bailey, Postmaster.

1915 March 29, Albert M. Johnson, Postmaster.

1917 December 18, Augustus T. Smith, Postmaster.

1918 November 9, William T. Bailey, Postmaster.

1921 September 1, Edith A. Weber, Postmaster.

1930 April 15, Mrs. Fay T. Crone, Postmaster.

1937 August 24, Miss Helen A. Hall, Postmaster.

1938 April 1, William Crone, Postmaster.

1938 September 2, Mrs. Edna L. Luscombe, Postmaster.

1943 January 1, Mrs. Fay T. Crone, Postmaster.

1948 December 23, Mrs. Elsie M. Larson, Postmaster.

1949 July 19, Mrs. Elsie M. Larson, Postmaster.

1970 February 28, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Klamath.

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