Lillian Densley

Lillian Cummings Densley, a native Oregonian, is an independent Baker County historian and genealogist.  She is the author of Saints, Sinners and Snake River Secrets, and co-author with Aaron G. Densley of Governor Joseph Gale and His Indian First Lady. Ms. Densley currently resides in Baker City, Oregon. 

Author's Entries

  • Joseph Gale (1807-1881)

    Joseph Gale was a western explorer, trapper, settler, politician, and entrepreneur, and he was a member of the Oregon Provisional Government Executive Committee in 1843-1844, along with David Hill and Allison Beers. Born in Washington, D.C., on April 29, 1807, Gale was educated and reared on Chesapeake Bay, where he …

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