McConnell, John, 1915-

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Dates:
Birth 1915-03-22
Death 2012-10-20

Biographical notes:

John McConnell; b. 1915, Davis City, Iowa; author, editor, advocate for the environment, businessman; organized Meals for Millions in 1962 in San Francisco to feed displaced Hong Kong refugees; organized the Minute for Peace radio broadcast in 1964; designed the Earth Flag in 1968; proposed the idea of Earth Day in 1969, Sea Citizens in 1974, and Earth Trustees in 1995. John McConnells web site is located at: http://www.earthsite.org/john.htm.

From the description of Papers, 1950-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 51822673



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Subjects:

  • Environmental policy--History--Sources
  • Earth Day--History--Sources
  • Human ecology--History--Sources
  • Environmental protection--History--Sources
  • Environmentalists--History--Sources
  • Conservation of natural resources--History--Sources

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