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George Patrick Ahern
Birth: Dec. 29, 1859
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 13, 1940
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Army Officer, Conservationist. He served in Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. After the war, he remained in the Philippines to organize the Office of Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks and later the Bureau of Forestry for the Philippine Government. Earlier in 1890, he explored some of the last areas unmapped in Montana, mapping what would become Glacier National Park. Several areas in the park are named for him including Ahern Creek, Peak, Pass and Glacier. In the military for over 32 years, he saw combat in the Indian Campaigns in the Northwest, the Spanish American War, the Boxer Rebellion, and the Philippines Insurrection. During World War I, he served as the assistant to the Chief of Military Intelligence and then Secretary of the War College. A committed to conservationist, he wrote several books on Forestry. (bio by: Barry Charles) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 3050
 
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Originally Created by: Barry Charles
Record added: Jul 10, 2004
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