Saginaw, Oregon
Saginaw Oregon 97472
R.A. Booth, vice president of the Booth-Kelly Lumber Co., informed the complier that this place was named by J.I. Jones for Saginaw, Michigan. The community was established about a year before the lumber company began to operate there. Gannett says that Saginaw is an Ojibwa word meaning Sauk place, referring to the Sauk or Sac Native Americans. Saginaw post office, with Laura Weaver as the first postmaster, operated from March 1898 to July 1957.