William C. Godfrey
William Godfrey was chief ranger at Crater Lake National Park. He transferred to Crater Lake NP from Yosemite National Park on May, 1929. Godfrey was born June 8, 1890, in Armsby, Pennsylvania. On November 18th, 1930, he died from exposure while on a patrol trip.
- Smith Brothers’ Chronological History of Crater Lake National Park: 1930 – Scroll down to November 17.
- The Battle Against Bark Beetles in Crater Lake National Park: 1825-1934 – Events from 1930-31: Bill Godfrey
- Forest Ranger Dies in Woods – November 18, 1930 – William C. Godfrey, chief forest ranger in the Crater Lake National Park, was reported to have died last night of exhaustion after battling on foot through Forty-four inches of snow from Fort Klamath, on his way to government camp.
- Concerning The Control And Eradication Of The Mountain Pine Beetle, Nature Notes From Crater Lake, By Godfrey, Stetson, Solinsky, Wynd, Patterson, 1930