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Gifford Pinchot

(1865—1946)


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A USpolitician and conservationist (1865–1946) who served as the first Chief of the US Forest Service (1905–10), was Republican Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–27 and 1931–35), and is remembered for coining the term conservation and advocating scientific approaches to the planned use and renewal of US forest reserves.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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