Green River streets named for servicemen


April 28, 2022

Courtesy of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum

Floyd Hoover, Donovan Astle, Ernest Pelser

Eleven streets of Green River's Rancho Subdivision, south of the Green River and east of Uinta Drive, were named for servicemen who died during the course of their military service in World War II or the Korean War.

The streets originally bore names that included those of explorers and pioneers such as Ashley, Powell, and Bridger, but in 1952 the Green River Town Council passed an ordinance that changed them to those of servicemen who died while serving in the armed forces from 1942 to 1945, plus one soldier who was killed in Korea in 1951.

The men, in alphabetical order, were:

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