Klamath
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1:53PM
Jo Giessner

1851 April 25, Current spelling of KLAMATH adopted from Chinook Indian word.

1887 March 25, Post Office established near mouth of Klamath River area and for Postal Administrative purposes was listed in Humboldt County.

Charles H. Johnson, First Postmaster.

1915 January 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Orick, Humboldt County.

1927 December 3, Klamath Post Office established in Del Norte County, located 18 miles north of Orick and 18 miles south of Crescent City.

William E. Barney, First Postmaster.

1933 August 25, Mrs. Edith A. Knudsen, Postmaster.

1946 September 19, Raymond F. Bresee, Postmaster.

1947 October 1, Mrs. Edwina M. Gray, Postmaster.

1948 January 16, Mrs. Marie D. Chaffey, Postmaster.

1963 March 1, Earl K. Morgan, Postmaster.

 

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