Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:59AM
Jo Giessner

AKA:  Sierra Ordnance Depot /or/ Sierra Army Depot (1963)

1942 June 26, Shown on Military Post Office list as Sierra Ordnance Depot.

1942 November 18, 2nd Class Post Office established as Herlong, Lassen, California located 12 miles north of Doyle and 35 miles southeast of Susanville.  Name honors Captain Henry W. Herlong, the first ordnance officer to be killed in World War II.

Mrs. Grace E. McIntire, First Postmaster.

1945 August 21, Mrs. Lenis E. Brown, Postmaster.

1949 March 16, Mrs. Beatrice K. Geiger, Postmaster.

1955 July 15, Eugene M. Freitas, Postmaster.

1968 April 4, Mrs. Grace E. McIntire, Postmaster.

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