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Gifford Pinchot
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." 
 
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  Gifford Bryce Pinchot (1915 - 1989)*
 
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Milford Cemetery
Milford (Pike County)
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 30, 1999
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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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May you rest in peace.
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 Added: Apr. 21, 2013
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