Dr. William (Bill) Weaver Jr. made a name for himself as a respected academician. However, ever since he retired in 1998 as head of the Department of Animal Science at Penn State and returned to his native Gloucester County, he has developed a second reputation as a tireless community volunteer.
Weaver’s list of community work is impressive. It includes having served as vice chair of the Gloucester Historical Society in Virginia, and membership on the Gloucester County Historical Committee, which has to approve any renovations in the Historic Districts, such as all around the Court Circle, changing signs, any outdoor projects, roofing, etc.
When asked if his group had to oversee the work when someone ran into the brick wall lining the court circle, he laughed and said no, that was not part of his job.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the Rosewell Foundation, and on the Edge Hill House Foundation to preserve and maintain this historic house. Weaver was chair of this ...
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