|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1865|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 1946|
29th and 31st Pennsylvania Governor. Born in Connecticut, he was a noted forester, conservationist, and progressive leader. Chief, 1898 - 1910 U. S. Forest Service (as renamed in 1905). Governor of Pennsylvania, two terms, 1923 -27 & 1931 - 35. His first term brought major governmental reorganization. His second term was famed for the paving of rural roads throughout the state to provide unemployment relief & to "get the farmer out of the mud."
Gifford Bryce Pinchot (1915 - 1989)*
Milford (Pike County)
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A model human being who with President Theodore Roosevelt, gave the nation the national park system and fought against the exploitation of those federal lands. This was a legendary conservationist (he headed the Dept. of Forestry)and warrior against polit...(Read more)|
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