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Butte Valley > Durham

1861 January 23, Post Office established as Butte Valley, Butte County, California located 5 1/2 miles southeast of Chico per Application for Post Office.

Peter C. Munn, First Postmaster.

1863 March 9, Robert C. Durham, Postmaster.

1863 April 10, Sacramento Daily Union - The following Postmasters have been appointed:  Robert W. Durham, Butte Valley, Butte county.~

1871 February 27, Post Office discontinued. Post Office moved and the name changed to Durham.

1871 February 27, 2nd Class Post Office established as Durham, Butte, California located 7 miles south of Chico. The name honors W. W. Durham, mill owner, farmer, and State Assemblyman (1880).

Robert W. Durham, First Postmaster.

1872 April 22, William H. Durham, Postmaster.

1878 August 23, Ira H. Lacey, Postmaster.

1878 August 26Daily Alta California - Postmasters appointed:  F. H. Lacey, Durham, Butte county, California.~

1886 July 21, James H. Skinner, Postmaster.

1891 July 29, Peter Jones, Postmaster.

1895 July 2, Pendleton M. Eperson, Postmaster.

1895 November 23, Thomas V. Fimple, Postmaster.

1897 January 6, William M. Taylor, Postmaster.

1906 March 10, Lucius W. Nelson, Postmaster.

1914 May 14, Samuel T. Mason, Postmaster.

1928 May 22, Lola F. Thornton, Postmaster.

1937 January 5, Miss Nina N. Chamberlain, Postmaster.

1945 May 3, Mrs. Nina N. Ramos, Postmaster.

1945 July 16, Fern M. Greene, Postmaster.

1949 June 9, Forrest S. McNabb, Postmaster.

1969 May 26, Ben R. Taylor, Postmaster.

1971 June 26, Mrs. Ila J. Lutz, Postmaster.

 

 

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