According to the Lompoc Journal dated February 19, 1910, the “Grand Old Man of Lompoc” passed away that morning.
We are only left with a few pictures of W.W. Broughton but his legacy is all around us in Lompoc. What kind of man was he? Perhaps his euology offered by his friend can help us get a glimpse:
Below are images from the featured article of the Lompoc Journal dated Saturday, February 19, 1910. He died in the early morning hours on the same day.