Bechard

Bechard, Saskatchewan, Canada

Unincorporated Hamlet

In Lajord RM #128

Location:

  • Section 2-Township 13- Range 17- W2</fc>
  • Latitude 50° 3′ 0″ N, Longitude 104° 13′ 2″ W

Located on the Grand Trunk Railroad / CNR /

Regina-Boundary Branch Line

GTPR Regina Boundary Branch Line


Post Office History

  • Office Name: Bechard
  • Electoral District: Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)
  • Established 1914-09-01
  • Office closed 1969-12-29
  • Located at Sec.2, Twp.13, R.17, W2 - 1914-09-01 in the Store
Name of Postmaster             Military Status Date of Birth Date of
Appointment
Date of
Vacancy
Cause of Vacancy
R. C. Stewart 1914-09-01 1915-05-23 Resignation
Robert Somerville 1915-12-01 1916-09-15 Resignation
George Broder 1916-11-01 1919-02-10 Resignation
C. C. Shannon 1920-05-05 1921-07-14 Resignation
H. Dupont 1921-09-23 1926-12-01 Resignation
William Brusso 1927-01-11 1928-09-07 Resignation
Israel Kuperstein 1928-11-02 1929-05-07 Resignation
John Phillip Lewis 1929-07-10 1937-03-25 Resignation
Mrs. Violet Blanche Hart 1937-05-22 1941-01-30 Resignation
Mrs. Florence Jeanette Tannahill 1941-03-31 Acting
Mrs. Florence Jeanette Tannahill 1942-05-08 1944-10-02 Resignation
Mrs. Ellen Ruth Gardner 1944-10-09 Acting
Mrs. Ellen Ruth Gardner 1946-09-04 1950-09-25 Resignation
Mrs. Lois Marguerite Desautels 1950-10-16 Acting
Mrs. Lois Marguerite Desautels 1951-02-08 1956-05-12 Resignation
Jerome Schmidt 1956-05-23 Acting
Jerome Schmidt 1956-08-28 1957-12-16 Resignation
Mrs. Sybil Joyce Higginson 1958-01-01 Acting (Postmaster General)
Mrs. Sybil Joyce Higginson 1959-01-27 1959-12-01 Resignation
Homer MacIvor 1960-04-01 Acting
Homer MacIvor                                   1960-04-25                                    

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History of the Name

Henry Bechard (1877- ? ) homesteaded on the NW portion of Section 2,
and Ubald Bechard (1872-1944) homesteaded on SW Portion of the same Section.
Both born in Quebec

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