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Lewis, Ida (25 February 1842–24 October 1911), first female lighthouse keeper in the United States, was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of Captain Hosea Lewis, a coast pilot, and his second wife, Idawalley Zoradia Willey. The couple named their eldest daughter Idawalley Zoradia, but she was known throughout her life as “Ida” or “Miss Lewis.”...