1944 Phone Book Background Information
1944 Lake Washington Telephone Co. directory was loaned to
Burr’s had four children: David
Jr., Martha, Margaret and Mary. It
had been the plan for David Jr. to take over the family business and allow
David Sr. to retire. David
Burr Jr., 22, died October 26, 1943 serving in WWII.
All paper products from the WWII era are very rare because of the paper drives. Most communities have gaping holes in their local history during the war years because daily newspapers, directories, maps, etc were sent to the paper drive to support the war effort.
are thankful to the Burr Millar family for allowing us to scan and
reproduce this 1944 directory. It
is a good resource for
original directory has been returned to the Burr Millar family with our
Compiled by KHS members
Dale and Loita Hawkinson