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 Gifford Pinchot

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Gifford Pinchot

  • Birth 11 Aug 1865 Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 4 Oct 1946 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 4941

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4941
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gifford Pinchot (11 Aug 1865–4 Oct 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4941, citing Milford Cemetery, Milford, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .