Nov 18 2014

Since its founding in 1853 the Historical Post Office in present day La Vernia has had three official names: Post Oak, Lavernia and La Vernia. Taken from the records of the Postmaster General of the United States is a list of the individuals who have served as postmaster for this location.

 
 

Post Oak Postmasters

2 February 1853 Joseph G. Brown
8 April 1854 Claiborne Rector
29 April 1857 Connally F. Henderson
7 May 1859 Name of Post Office changed to Lavernia
 

Lavernia Postmasters

7 May 1859 Connally F. Henderson
4 October 1860 William Sutherland
12 July 1861 William Sutherland (CSA)
12 October 1861 Walter F. Sutherland (CSA)
9 August 1866 John A. Fraser
25 January 1867 Miss Sallie E. Trent
11 May 1868 Lawrence H. Wall
28 March 1870 James H. McMahan (McMahon)
8 July 1880 Herman Suhre
26 March 1888 Chauncey Canfield
26 December 1889 Herman Suhre
20 March 1891 William E. Smith
15 October 1897 Hugo Kott
12 February 1913 Charles A. Tiner
10 August 1922 James W. McBee
13 January 1931 James W. McBee
16 April 1936 William M. Wiseman
1 May 1937 Name of Post Office changed to La Vernia
 

La Vernia Postmasters

18 June 1937 Edna B. Smith
10 September 1938 Walter L. Wiseman
16 December 1942 Edna B. Smith
15 October 1945 Walter L. Wiseman
19 November 1945 Walter L. Wiseman
15 January 1950 Edna B. Smith
8 May 1950 Edna B. Smith
30 April 1963 Samuel Toney
26 May 1964 Samuel Toney