Bernal R. WEIMER

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PRHS CHEMISTRY CLASS - 1910 1=BERNAL WEIMER; 2=Bertha Kepner; 3=Leonora McLaughlin; 4=Ella Miller; 5=Mildred Varnes; 6=Ruth Crozier; 7=Willa McNitt (teacher); 8=Lloyd Groninger; 9=Myrtle Krebbs, 10=????; 11=Rachael McLaughlin; 12=Grace McLaughlin; 13=Sara G. Crawford; 14=Mae Kepner; 15=Ruth G. McConnell; 16=Harvey Maffett (Photo submitted by Ralph and Jill Leonard-Perez)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/10/10 - Image Year: 1910

Bernal R. Weimer was the son of George and Ada Ruth (Robinson) Weimer. He married Margaret Grace Robinson. They had three children: John, Margaret and Alexander.


Tuesday of last week, Mr. B. R. Weimer, the efficient principal of the Mifflintown schools was the recipient of distinctive honors when at the University of West Virginia, Morgantown, he was initiated into the membership of the Phi Beta Kappa Society - Membership, into this society is conferred only upon those of exceptional scholastic standing, or for work of marked merit. Mr. Weimer was elected because of research work done in zoology. This work was published in issue of last June of the Journal of the American Microscopical Society.

(Juniata Tribune - 26 JUN 1919)

Announcement is made that B. R. Weimer, principal of Mifflintown schools, has tendered his resignation to the School Board effective July 1, 1921 when his term and present contract expire.

It is understood that Mr. Weimer has accepted the professorship at the head of the Department of Biology at Bethany College, Bethany, W. Va. At an increase in salary. He will assume his duties on September 1.

Prof. Weimer came here nearly three years ago when the public schools of Mifflintown were in a chaotic condition due to the flu epidemic. With business ability rarely evidenced in a man so young, he took charge and soon had the schools in a flourishing condition. It is principally through his efforts that the twin city band was organized, of which he still retains the leadership. There are few young men more capable or energetic man Mr. Weimer, and many friends will express regret at his departure.

(Juniata Tribune of 24 March 1921)

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