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Ranger Naturalists

Elmer I. Applegate

Elmer Applegate (1867-1949) served as park-naturalist from 1934 until 1939.

1948 Ranger staff at Crater Lake National Park

Richard M. Brown

Richard M. Brown (1926-1998), began his career at Crater Lake as a seasonal naturalist in 1952.

John E. Doerr

John Doerr came to Crater Lake in 1936 as the head of the educational program.

Ruth Hopson Keen

In 1950, Ruth Hopson Keen became the first woman Naturalist at Crater Lake.

Carlisle Crouch

Crouch transferred to Crater Lake National Park in the spring of 1935 as chief ranger.

Earl U. Homuth

Homuth served as a ranger naturalist at Crater Lake NP from 1928-1932.

Frederick Lyle Wynd

Wynd (1904-1987) was a ranger-naturalist at Crater Lake NP from 1923 to 1930.

Ralph R. Huestis

Huestis was a ranger naturalist at Crater Lake during the 1930s and 1940s.

Charles F. Yocom

Charles Yocom was a seasonal naturalist at Crater Lake NP in 1951 and 1952.

William Godfrey

William Godfrey was chief ranger at Crater Lake NP beginning in 1929.

Donald S. Farner

Donald Farner (1915-1988) spent five summers as a seasonal naturalist.

George C. "Doc" Ruhle

George C. "Doc" Ruhle, Crater Lake's chief naturalist between 1940 and 1953.

Wayne R. Howe

Howe served as a park ranger at Crater Lake National Park from 1946 to 1950.

O. L. Wallis

Wallis served as ranger naturalist at Crater Lake NP in 1946 and 1947.

John Salinas

Salinas was a seasonal interpretive ranger from 1978-82.

James Kezer

James Kezer was a naturalist during the summers of 1951 and 1952.

F. Owen Hoffman

Hoffman was a seasonal naturalist ranger at Crater Lake National Park from 1966-1968.

Larry Smith

Larry Smith was a seasonal interpretive ranger at Crater Lake from 1961-1985.

O. W. "Pete" Foiles

Foiles was a permanent ranger at Crater Lake from 1939 to 1942.

Bruce W. Black

Bruce Black was chief naturalist from 1959 to 1963.

Ted Arthur

Ted Arthur served as a seasonal naturalist ranger at Crater Lake from 1958 until 1970.

John Eliot Allen

John Allen spent the summer of 1935 as a ranger naturalist at Crater Lake.

 

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D. S. Libbey

 

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Marion Jackson

 

Wilfrid T. Frost

James Holcomb

 

Adolf Faller

 

Tom Young

 

Rod Cranson

Hank Tanski

 

Nancy Jarrell

 

Steve Robinson

 

Beatrice E. Willard

 

 

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