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Albion

1859 June 29, 3rd Class Post Office established as Albion, Mendocino, California, located 7 miles south of the community of Mendocino. The name stems from the Albion Steam Mill built in 1853 to process lumber. "New Albion" had been bestowed on the area much earlier in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake.

James Townsend, First Postmaster.

1874 December 21, James Brett, Postmaster.

1875 March 15, Carlton E. White, Postmaster.

1881 April 14, Samuel J. Chalfant, Postmaster.

1885 May 15, James Brett, Postmaster.

1892 February 13, Herbert E. Wilcox, Postmaster.

1894 May 5, Henry B. Hickey, Postmaster.

1908 February 13, Charles F. Brady, Postmaster.

1908 November 5, Donald MacDonald, Postmaster.

1911 January 26, Albert C. Hogan, Postmaster.

1916 February 3, Lester S. Clark, Postmaster.

1929 March 31, Cecil G. Brown, Postmaster.

1930 June 28, Axel Paul Brown, Postmaster.

1940 May 27, Elmer E. Thompson, Postmaster.

1963 March 31, Warren F. Leedom, Postmaster.

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