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Near Patrick's Point in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

William Z. Hegy

1915 - 1986

 
 
William Z. Hegy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 27, 2007
1. William Z. Hegy Marker
Inscription. A native of Plunkett, Saskatchewan, Canada. Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Civil Engineering, began work with the Division of Highways in 1936. He worked in many positions and locations throughout his career, becoming State Maintenance Engineer prior to serving as Caltrans District Director in Eureka.

He was active in the community as President of the Eureka Rotary Club and the United Way; commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America; Board Chairman of Humboldt Area Foundation; Interim Manager, President and Board Member of KEET-TV; Foreman of the Humboldt County Grand Jury; Charter Member of the Humboldt North Coast Land Trust and a member of the Trinidad Chamber of Commerce; and was active in St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Arcata. Following an illustrious career of state and community service, he retired in 1978.

The portion of Highway 101 from Little River near the City of Trinidad to Patrick's Point undercrossing is designated the William Z. Hegy Memorial Highway.

 
Location. 41° 7.439′ N, 124° 9.007′ W. Marker is near Patrick's Point, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on California Route 101. Click for map. Marker is at a highway safety rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CA 95570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
William Z. Hegy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 27, 2007
2. William Z. Hegy Marker
At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tsurai (approx. 4.5 miles away); Town of Trinidad (approx. 4.6 miles away); Big Diamond (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Caltrans Rest Areas. (Submitted on July 2, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PersonsRoads & Vehicles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,411 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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