Indian Agency Employees, Part 2

In the mid 1800s an Indian Agency in the West was managed by a small staff. By 1900, Indian Agency staffs had grown considerably. Following is a list of employees and their job titles for the Ouray Agency in Utah.

White Staff at the Ouray Agency, 1900

H. J. Palmer, Clerk    

Samuel A. Tate, Physician    

Hugh Owens, Farmer 

Wm. Stark, Carpenter

E.F. Addis, Farmer       

Wm. D. Evans, Blacksmith      

John McAndrews, Superintendent Irrigation

Peter Steinmetz, Wheelwright   

Indian Staff at the Ouray Agency, 1900

James Kanapatch, Assistant Blacksmith 

Henry Modoe, Ferryman

John Nachoop, Assistant Carpenter    

Ben New cow ree, Herder         

Jack Johnston, Laborer               

Charley Alhandra, Interpreter   

Louis Fenno, Police Captain   

Monk Shavano, Policeman       

Jake Yump, Policeman       

John Sullivan, Policeman       

Ben Oc cup pi upe, Policeman       

Joseph Arrive, Policeman       

Jim Colorow, Policeman       

 Information from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1900

 

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