Arthur Carhart

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Birthday
18, 1892
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 27, 1978 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
18, 1892
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 27, 1978 (86)

About

Award-winning wilderness conservationist and writer who worked for the U.S. Forest Service in the early 1920s.

Before Fame

Graduated from Iowa State College with a degree in Landscape Design and City Planning and subsequently worked for a landscaping company in Chicago before serving in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Trivia

He was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Outdoor Writers Association of America's Conservation Award, the Izaak Walton League of America's Founders Award, and the American Motors Conservation Award.

Family Life

He was born in Mapleton, Iowa to George Carhart and Ella Louise Hawthorne Carhart. He married Vera Amelia VanSickle in 1918.

Associated With

He and James Curwood, born fourteen years apart, were fellow Midwesterners, authors, and conservationists.