Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2012

Remembering George Hibbard
Thank you so much for publishing the memorial notice for George Hibbard (In Memoriam, May 2012), and for making sure our family had copies. I’m wondering if you could publish in your next issue one slight correction. It is our fault as our original write-up of Dad’s accomplishments was incorrect. He left the Army as a major, not a captain. We have tried to get the correct information out there ever since, but not always successfully. I think Dad would have appreciated the correction. He was very proud of his military service.

When the World War II memorial was finished in Washington, D.C., and Dad was in his 90s, he visited it with my brother. He was very impressed. As they were leaving a young woman approached Dad and asked him, “Did you serve?” He said yes, and she replied, “Thank you for your service.” It meant a great deal to him.

Thanks so much for helping others to understand his life and career.

Jane Kuechle, Issaquah, Wash.

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