Stephen tyng mather, first director of the us national park service, was born in san francisco on july 4, 1867 here he attended the boys high school, and went on to the university of. Stephen tyng mather (july 4, 1867 – january 22, 1930) was an american industrialist and conservationist he was the president and owner of the thorkildsen-mather borax company, which made. One of the things i like most about wandering in national parks is that by simply taking a path a bit different than most people, you often stumble upon little things. One of the things i like most about wandering in national parks is that by simply taking a path a bit different than most people, you often stumble upon little things that many people may. Send messages to your long lost classmates your high school friends are looking for you. This memorial commemorates stephen tyng mather, the first director of the national park service, the federal bureau under which america's national parks are managed. The history behind the mather homestead in darien john h palmer, correspondent she holds a photo of her grandfather stephen tyng mather. The home at 19 stephen mather road was built in 1778 by historic mather homestead in darien prepares to open as a stephen tyng mather’s.
Looking for mather, stephen tyng find out information about mather, stephen tyng 1867–1930, american industrialist and environmentalist, b san francisco, grad univ of california. Stephen tyng mather house ct national historic landmark 19 stephen mather road, darien as hoang knows all too painfully well and many of you probably assume, a drive. Interestingly enough, a young graduate of the university of california, stephen tyng mather he in turn contacted stephen mather in washington, dc. Item title stephen tyng mather house, 19 stephen mather road, darien, fairfield county, ct location 19 stephen mather road, darien, ct find maps of darien, ct. Stephen tyng mather led a full active life of 63 years, from 1867 to 1930 the years spanning the turn of the century saw vast changes in the country's demographics, as well as the.
Stephen tyng mather, b4 jul 1867, san francisco, san francisco co, ca, son of joseph wakeman mather + bertha jemima walker. Progress in the development of the national parks [stephen tyng mather, united states dept of the interior] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. Stephen tyng mather the most notable member of the mather family, stephen mather, founded the national park service learn more revolutionary times. Stephen tyng mather was the founding director of the national park service and an early supporter of state parks it was said that he sacrificed his money, his health, his time, his.
Stephen mather was the first director of the national park service he used his wealth and political connections to take the national park idea in important new. Stephen tyng mather (1867-1930) was best known as a conservationist who was instrumental in creating the national park service he was the great-grandson of deacon joseph mather who built. Mather high school, chicago, illinois 47k likes stephen tyng mather high school is a public 4–year high school located in the west ridge neighborhood. The impact vine is a community of nonprofit organizations and donors working together to raise funds for projects which former home of stephen tyng mather.
A wealthy, gregarious businessman, stephen t mather came to washington from chicago in january 1915 as special assistant to secretary of the interior franklin k lane for national park. Guide to the stephen tyng mather papers, [ca 1883-1930] banc mss c-b 535 2 guide to the stephen tyng mather papers, [ca 1883-1930] collection number: banc mss c-b 535.
Is this your ancestor explore genealogy for stephen mather born 1867 san francisco, california, usa died 1930 including ancestors + 2 photos + more in the free family tree community. Mather lifeways was founded in 1941 by alonzo mather, a well-regarded humanitarian, lifelong inventor, and innovative entrepreneur. Darien, conn, feb 20 —the birthplace and long‐time residence of stephen tyng mather, founder and first director of the national park service of the department of the interior, has been. Deacon joseph mather, for whom the house was built in 1773, was the son of the reverend doctor moses mather, for sixty years pastor of the congregational church in darien, and hannah bell. State of the stephen mather wilderness 1994 the stephen mather wilderness was named in honor of stephen tyng mather, first director of the national park service.
Genealogy for stephen tyng mather (1867 - 1930) family tree on geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. He laid the foundation of the national park service defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. Sculptor: baker, bryant 1881-1970 search this subject: mather, stephen tyng search this medium: bronze plaque on an uncut natural stone boulder type: sculptures-relief sculptures-outdoor.