Tree Frog Forestry News

Local family ties that bind to companies evolve through the years

April 29, 2013
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

Before his untimely passing, George Weyerhaeuser Jr. compiled an admirable résumé of community involvement as well as professional accomplishment at the family business that bears his name. Except that, as stories about his life and career remind us, it’s not the family business anymore. The Federal Way-based forest products company is still called Weyerhaeuser, and it’s still closely identified with the family. But George Weyerhaeuser Jr. has been retired since 2008 from Weyerhaeuser.