Huffman inducted to MCHF
Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Legacy Induction Laton Alton "L.A." Huffman (1854-1931) District 3
October 21, 2022
Western historian J. Evetts Haley proclaimed that L.A. Huffman's photographic work "surpasses all for historic subject matter close to the range." Laton Alton Huffman was born on October 31, 1854, on a frontier farm in Winneshiek County, Iowa, to Perrin C. and Chastina (Baird) Huffman. L.A. learned photography from his parents, and the business briefly operated as P.C. Huffman & Son. By 1876, L.A. had moved 15 miles south to Postville to open his own studio. Among various endeavors, Huffman worked during 1876 at the studio of F. Jay Haynes at Moorhead, Minnesota.
In December 1879, Miles...