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Gifford Pinchot
Birth: Aug. 11, 1865
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
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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 Parents:
  James Wallace Pinchot (1831 - 1908)
  Mary Jane Eno Pinchot (1838 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Cornelia Elizabeth Bryce Pinchot (1881 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Gifford Bryce Pinchot (1915 - 1989)*
 
 Sibling:
  Gifford Pinchot (1865 - 1946)
  Amos RichardsEno Pinchot (1873 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Milford Cemetery
Milford (Pike County)
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 30, 1999
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I believe Mary Pinchot Meyer, a relative of Gifford Pinchot, is also buried in Milford Cemetery. Mary was the victim of a murder which occurred October 12, 1964 on a walking path near the O&C canal in Georgetown, Washington, DC. Mary had an interesting ...(Read more)
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 Added: Oct. 26, 2014

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