United States Chief Foresters

United States Chief Foresters

Chief Foresters of the United States
(Dr. Franklin B. Hough was originally given the title of "Forestry Agent" in 1876. In 1881 the title was changed to "Chief". When Pinchot became Chief of the Division, he requested that his title be changed from "Chief" to "Forester". The title "Chief Forester" was adopted in 1935.)

References

* [http://www.fs.fed.us/aboutus/history/time-line.shtml U.S. Forest Service - Leadership Time Line]
* [http://www.fs.fed.us/aboutus/chief/#chief U.S. Forest Service Current Chief Forester Bio]
* [http://www.lib.duke.edu/forest/Research/usfscoll/people/chiefs.html Duke University site on chief foresters]


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