Whereas, William Blackshear was a pioneer in the development of the Klein community following his emigration in the year 1864, and traveling to North Harris County and settling in the Klein area; and

Whereas, William Blackshear was the first Postmaster of the Klein, Texas Post Office established on September 8, 1884; and

Whereas members of the Board of Trustees deem it a privilege to recognize families which have always supported the school, community, and nation;

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, That in honor of the original Blackshear Family members and their descendants, the elementary school located at this site is hereby designated the

Blackshear Elementary School
William Blackshear
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