Lytton C. Musselman

Dog Driver, Radioman





Lytton C. Musselman, born March 14, 1913, was a native of Beloit, Wisconsin.  As a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Musselman was temporarily attached to the Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin.  Upon his acceptance into USAS, Musselman became a dog driver/radioman.  Musselman was a member of the sledge party that crossed Dyer Plateau to the vicinity of Mount Jackson. 


At the time of his death in 1968 at age 57, Musselman resided in California.  


US Antarctic Service Medal (gold):  presented to Musselman by California Gov. Earl Warren


Geographical Feature:  Cape Musselman


Job Description:  Dog driver for the sledges and acted as a radioman.



Supported numerous sledging journeys which provided data for the mapping of the Antarctic Peninsula in the areas around East Base.






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