Born: Winder, Georgia 1904
BSF and MS: University of Georgia
Professor of Forestry, University of Georgia: 1936-1963
Recognized teacher and researcher in dendrology. Author of popular handbook, Native Trees of Georgia. Promoted sound forestry practices in fire protection and naval stores management.
Assistant State Forester, South Carolina Forestry Commission
Inducted in the Georgia Foresters Hall of Fame 1969.
Born: Oliver, Georgia 1891
BSF: University of Georgia
First State Forester of Georgia. First Executive Secretary of Georgia Forestry Association. As state forester, he organized one of the nation's finest state forestry departments, and was influential in publicizing the importance of forests to Georgia's economy. First registered forester in Georgia.
Born: Muscoda, Wisconsin 1885
BA University of Wisconsin
MF Yale University
Assistant Regional Forester for state and private forestry; US Forest Service, Atlanta
Provided leadership and guidance in the development of state forestry organizations throughout the south. Outstanding service to Society of American Foresters: served as chairman of three sections and two years each as Council member and vice president; president of the Society, 1950-1951.
Born: Camden, South Carolina 1883
BF Biltmore School of Forestry
Director, Southern Regional Forest Survey, US Forest Service 1932-1942 (?)
Forester, Superior Pine Products Company
Organized and directed forest survey in the South, 1932-1942. Contributed significantly to success of fire protection program. Influential in establishing Georgia Forestry Association and the Southeastern Section of the Society of American Foresters.
Born: Walhalla, South Carolina 1897
BSF and MSF University of Georgia
Professor of Forestry, University of Georgia 1929-1965
Director of the Sophomore Summer Camp Program for thirty years. Active in numerous professional and honorary societies, as well as in university faculty affairs. Revered by students, alumni, and colleagues as an outstanding teacher and humanist.
Born: Pottstown, Pennsylvania 1902
BSF Pennsylvania State College
Florida State Forester 1938-1945
General Manager, Southern Pulpwood Conservation Association 1945-1967
Innovator of many programs to stimulate and promote forestry on private land, including the pilot forest program, and the internationally acclaimed movie, The Paper Forest. Served in many positions in the Society of American Foresters.
Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1898
BSF Pennsylvania State Forestry School
Manager and President, Superior Pine Products Company 1926-1975.
Pioneered the use of forest fire prevention and control techniques; first to use radio in fire control. Founder and first president of the Forest Farmers Association. President, Georgia Forestry Association. Vice President of American Forestry Association.
Born: Oxford, Georgia 1887
BSF University of Georgia
Chief Forester, Pfister and Vogel Land Company 1912-1935
State legislator most instrumental in creating the State Board of Forestry, precursor of the Forestry Commission. A founder and secretary of the Georgia Forestry Association. Helped secure donation of land for Vogel State Park.