Hartzog, George B., Jr., 1920-2008

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1920 born in Smoaks, Colleton County, South Carolina; 1937 graduated Carlisle Military School; 1939 Read and studied law, law clerk and legal secretary. 1940-1941 United States Army; 1942 admitted to bar of South Carolina and Supreme Court of South Carolina; 1943-1946 United States Army, 1st Lieutenant and active reservist, 1946-1958, Captain; 1946 Adjudicator, Civilian Government Service, Department of the Interior; 1946-1972 National Park Service (attorney; concessions; Assistant Superintendent of Rocky Mountain and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks; Superintendent of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial; Associate Director of National Parks; Director of National Park Service under presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon); 1962 Executive Director of Downtown St. Louis, Inc.; 1988 author of "Battling the National Parks." Honorary degrees from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Lincoln College, Lincoln, Nebraska; University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; and Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

From the description of George B. Hartzog, Jr. papers, 1928-1992, (bulk 1960s-1970s). (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36210713

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associatedWith Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984. person
associatedWith Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987. person
associatedWith Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Bible, Alan, 1909-1988. person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Clemson University. corporateBody
associatedWith Downtown St. Louis, Inc. (Saint Louis, Mo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Executive Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Ford's Theatre (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Glass, James A. person
associatedWith Glass, James Arthur, 1952- , person
associatedWith Hickel, Walter J., 1919-2010. person
associatedWith Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983. person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Lee, Ronald F. person
associatedWith Masland, Frank. person
associatedWith Mott, William Penn. person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Park Service. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Yellowstone National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
North Cascades National Park (Wash.)
Redwood National Park (Calif.)
United States
Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Mo.)
Everglades National Park (Fla.)
Cumberland Island National Seashore (Ga.)
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Wilderness areas
National parks and reserves
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration
Conservation of natural resources
Indians of North America
Environmental policy
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
Land use


Birth 1920-03-17

Death 2008-07-27



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