Lighthouse Keepers

Sunset is captured in the lighthouse window reflection
 

Lighthouse Keepers
William N. Burton, Sept 28, 1840
Bael Ward, May 30, 1843
George Clarke, Aug 6, 1845
Benjamin Ross, June 27, 1849
Alonzo Slyfield, Sept 9, 1853
Patrick Glenn, June 27, 1859
P.W. Kirtland, June 17, 1861
Aaron A. Sheridan, July 21, 1866
Lyman Sheridan, April 16, 1878
Martin Knudsen, June 2, 1882
Nelson Knudsen, Sept 13, 1889
Thomas R. Kitchen, Jan 22, 1892
Thomas J. Armstrong, Aug 8, 1892
William P. Larson, Nov 10, 1904
James P. Burdick, July 1, 1908
Ernest Hutzler, Feb 1, 1928
John K. Tobin, Sept 1, 1935

First Assistant Keepers
Mrs. A. Sheridan, Sept 9, 1872
Alexander Thompson, April 22, 1878
Nelson Knudsen, April 27, 1883
James Armstrong, Aug 16, 1887
John Gallagher, Sept 13, 1889
Thomas R. Kitchen, Aug 6, 1890
Wesley Smith, Mar 9, 1892
Phil Sheridan, Nov 5, 1892
Louis Hutzler, Nov 13, 1895
Bertrand C. Green, Sept 12, 1898
James P. Burdick, Dec 1, 1902
William H. Burdick, April 1, 1903
Ernest Hutzler, Mar 14, 1912

Second Assistant Keepers
Jeremiah Becker, May 27, 1875
James Armstrong, April 15, 1885
S. H. Roosa, Nov 3, 1887
John Gallagher, Aug 18, 1888
Thomas R. Kitchen, Nov 4, 1889
Thomas J. Armstrong, Aug 28, 1890
George Hendryx,, April 28, 1891
Benjamin E. Arnold, Feb 25, 1892
Louis Hutzler, Oct 25, 1892
Bertrand C. Green, Mar 9, 1896
Guy Stephenson, Nov 29, 1898
Guy M. Blake,, Oct 26, 1900
James P. Burdick, Sept 9, 1901
William H. Burdick, Nov 12, 1902
William Fraser, April 1, 1903
Ernest Hutzler, April 10, 1904
John Fitzgerald, June 20, 1904
Robert A. McKellop, June 1, 1908
John K. Tobin, Mar 15, 1912

Last updated: September 13, 2017

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