Aldo Leopold

Personal Life

Born

January 11, 1887

Schooling Begins

1892

Attends The Lawrenceville School

1904 - 1905

Attends Yale's Sheffield Scientific School

1905 - 1908

Receives Bachelor's degree

1908

Attends Yale's Forestry Masters Program

1908 - 1909

Receives Master's Degree

1909

Married Estella Bergere

October 9, 1912

Recovering from Illness

1913 - September 1914

Starker (son) is born

October 22, 1913

Father Dies

December 1914

Luna (son) is born

October 8, 1915

Nina (daughter) is born

August 4, 1917

Carl (son) is born

December 19, 1919

Estella (daughter) is born

1927

Dies of Heart Attack

1948

Location

Burlington, Iowa

January 11, 1887 - January 1904

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

1904 - 1905

New Haven, Connecticut

1905 - 1909

Apache National Forest in AZ territory

1909 - 1911

Carson National Forest in Northern New Mexico

1911 - 1913

Burlington, Iowa

1913 - February 1914

Back to Carson National Forest

February 1914 - September 1914

Albuquerque, New Mexico

December 1914 - 1924

Madison, Wisconsin

1924 - 1928

North Central States

1928 - 1933

Madison/ Baraboo, Wisconsin

1933 - 1948

Career

United States Forest Service

1909 - 1928

Forest assistant at Apache National Forest

1909

Deputy Supervisor of Carson National Forest

1911

Assistant in the District Office of Grazing

September 1914

Assigned to Fish and Game, Recreation, and Publicity sector

June 1915

SAAMI

1928 - 1933

In charge of game surveys

1928

University of Wisconsin Professor

1933 - 1948

Became Professor of Game Management

July 1933

Chairman of Department of Wildlife Management

June 1939

Written Works

Began working on the first ever Game Handbook

July 1915

Gila National Forest Proposal

1922

Game Management textbook published

1933

A Sand County Almanac Published

1949

Accomplishments

One of the first generation of foresters to graduate from Yale

1909

First National Wilderness area created at his urging

1924

Chairman of the Game Policy Institute of the American Game Conference

1930

Awarded the gold medal for conservation by "Outdoor Life" magazine

1931

First Professor of Game Management

1933

Founding Member of The Wilderness Society

1935

Director of the Audubon Society

1935

Appointed to serve a 6-year term of the Wisconsin Conservation Commission

1943

Vice President of the Wilderness Society

1945

Asked to be a representative to a UN's 1949 Conference on conservation

1948