Arthur Carhart

Arthur Carhart

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur Hawthorne Carhart (1892-1978) was a US Forest Service official, writer and conservationist who inspired wilderness protection in the United States. He was one of the first to realize the importance of conservation and became a nationally recognized authority on conservation practices. Carhart was born on September 18, 1892 in Mapleton, Iowa. He was the son of George W. and Ella Louise (Hawthorne) Carhart. His essay "The Downey Woodpecker" was published in The Women's Home Companion when he was eleven years old. In 1916, he was the first to graduate from Iowa State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Design and City Planning. He worked for a Chicago landscaping architecture company until 1917, when he entered the United States Army for World War I. His education was put to use and he was made a lieutenant as a bacteriologist and public health officer in the Sanitary Corps at Camp Mead, Maryland. On August 16, 1918 he married Vera Amelia VanSickle. He left the Army after the war ended and moved to Denver, Colorado to work for the United States Forest Service. He worked for the Forest Service from 1919 till 1922 as a recreation engineer.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136721244
  • 9786136721248