Ram Island Lighthouse, Maine
Keeper Cavanor prepared for retirement purchasing a home in Boothbay Harbor, but he suffered a heart attack and died in April 1913. Almon Mitchell was named as Cavanor’s replacement and served until his death in 1925. Mitchell was a long tenured Keeper having served at several Maine lights before his appointment to Ram Island. He had 11 children with his 1st wife who passed away in 1907. Mitchell remarried and had 5 children with his second wife.
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