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SAN JUAN COUNTY'S FIRST POSTMASTERS

 

 

TOWN

FIRST POSTMASTER

ESTABLISHED

DISCONTINUED

Alcatraz

Pablo Candelaria

Apr. 7, 1892

Mar. 27, 1894

♦Archuleta

John Pylon (?Pilon)

March 11, 1919

 

Aztec

Thomas B. Hart

Apr. 30, 1879

 

 

♦John A. Koontz

May 9,1891

 

Blanco

Flora Dougherty

Mar. 6,1901

 

Bloomfield

Wm. B. Haines

May 1, 1879

Changed to Porter Dec. 7, 1881

Bloomfield

Wm. B. Haines

May 17, 1882

 

 

♦Flora A. Stevens

Feb. 19, 1886

 

Cafion

Jose Gorgonia Jazquez

May 26, 1902

 

Cafion Blanco

Jose R. Martinez

April 17, 1917

 

Cedar Hill

RoHondo H. Wright

June 13, 1892

Apr. 8, 1966

♦Chaco Canyon

Mrs. Thelma K. Springstead

May 26, 1936

 

Crozier

Robert B, Wright

June 6, 1903

 

Crystal

Marion A. Moore

Nov. 25, 1903

 

Fairpoint

Maida E. Deichsel

May 9,1894

Oct. 1, 1898 Mail was taken to Largo

Farmington

Allison F. Miller

Apr. 17, 1879

 

 

♦Franklin M. Pierce

March 5, 1886

 

Floravista

Hannibal H. Halford

Aug. 6, 1878

July 26, 1880

Flora Vista

Nathaniel M. Hayden

Nov. 13, 1884

 

Fruitland

Thomas C. Bryan

June 18, 1891

 

*Haynes

Eliza W. Otis

April 24, 1930

 

Hood

George S. Hood

July 20, 1898

Apr. 2, 1906

 

♦George T. Hood

 

 

♦Isidro

Guadalupe Ulibari

October 24, 1895

 

Jewett

Henry Hull

Mar. 7, 1884

Jan. 15, 1907

♦Junction City

Minta Elmer

May 9,1891

 

Kirtland

Phebe Guymon

Oct. 13, 1903

 

La Boca

Beningua A. Rodriquez

Apr. 12, 1902

 

La Boca

Socorro B. Garcia

Dec. 28, 1903

 

La Plata

John R. Pond

June 8, 1881

Oct. 8, 1881

La Plata

Daniel Rhoades

Jan. 16, 1882

Nov, 14, 1895

Laplata

Ella Hornbogen

Nov. 14, 1895

Oct. 1, 1965

La Plata

 

Oct. 1, 1965

 

Largo

John W. Baker

Feb. 15, 1883

May 23, 1927

 

♦Herbert 0. Willis

Jan. 2, 1885

 

♦Liberty

Albert F. Koehler

Feb. 14, 1907

 

Nageezi

Mrs. Ruby L. Brimhall

May 24, 1941

 

♦Nava (Newcomb)

Arthur J. Newcomb

Aug. 30, 1924

 

♦Navajo Dam

Mrs. Patsy A. Chavez

Jan. 10, 1959

 

Olio

David A. Stevens

                                                 Changed to Kirtland Oct. 13, 1903

 

♦Columbus J. Moss

March 15, 1886

 

Pendleton

Will L. Paddock (♦Paddack)

Nov. 12, 1903

 

Porter

Wm. B. Haines

Dec. 7, 1881

Changed to Bloomfield May 17, 1882

Putnam

Richard Wetherill

Apr. 12, 1901

 

Riverside

Perley A. George

Oct. 10, 1905

Aug. 31, 1938

Rosa

Santiago Candelaria

Feb. 15, 1888

 

Rosa

Bidal A. Candelaria

Sep. 19, 1900

 

Rosing

Finette McKinley

Dec. 18, 1909

Nov. 15, 1919

Satekon

Ruth G. Baldwin

Dec. 15, 1900

 

Shiprock

William T. Shelton

Aug. 31, 1904

 

♦Steele

Mary Roberts

May 26, 1894

 

Toadlena

William J. Davis

May 7, 1917

 

Tsaya

Roy B. Durham

May 28, 1921

 

Turley

Urna B. Turley

Dec. 26, 1906

 

Wallace

John A. Roff

Apr. 30, 1879

Aug. 12, 1881

Waterflow

Charles E. Nevson

Aug. 28, 1919

 

 

Most Information from "The Territorial Post Offices of New Mexico" by Sheldon H. Dike. Those marked with asterisks are from other sources.