1887 – He was born on the 11th day of January of this year, in Burlington, Iowa.
1909 – He received his Master’s degree in Forestry, on this year.
1924 – He was transferred to the Forest Products Lab in Madison, Wisconsin on this year, and after 19 years of service in the United States Forest Service.
1928 – He left the Forest Service on this year and started doing independent contract work. He mostly did wildlife and game surveys throughout the U.S.
1933 – He was appointed Professor of Game Management in the Agricultural Economics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on this year.
1935 – He becomes the founder of the Wilderness Society on this year. 1948 – He died from a heart attack, while fighting a brush fire on a neighbor’s farm on this year.