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Arthur Cuming Ringland

Arthur Cuming Ringland, American government official. Awarded Order of White Lion (Czechoslovakia); Order of St. Stanislaus (Russia); medal City of Prague. Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

  • Ringland, Arthur Cuming was born on September 29, 1882 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Robert Burns and Mary (Glenister) Ringland.

    On June 23, 1922 he married Dorothy Gerberding. They have two children - Peter and Susan.

  • Education

    • the Sheffield School of Science, Yale University

      M.F., from Yale University, 1905

    Career

    • With United States Forest Service, 1905-1917, regional forester in charge Southwestern Region (Arizona and New Mexico), 1908-1916. Captain, adjunct 10th Engineers, later company commander Engineers, 37th Division, France and Belgium, 1917-1918. Detailed Board of War Damages, American Peace Commission (Paris), 1919, chief of the United States Mission to Czechoslovakia, American Relief Administration, 1919-1921.

      In charge Russian relief operations, American Relief Administration, Constantinople, 1922-1923. Executive secretary National Conference on Outdoor Recreation, 1925-1929, also member United States Commision on National Park and National Forest Boundaries. European forestry representative Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Berlin and London, 1930-1933.

      Liaison officer Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1934. Chairman Flood Control Committee, United States Department of Agriculture, 1937-1939. Consultant National Defense Advisory Committee and President’s War Relief Control Board, 1940-1946.

      Executive director advising committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid Department of State, since 1946.

      Awarded Order of White Lion (Czechoslovakia); Order of St. Stanislaus (Russia); medal City of Prague.

      Episcopalian.

      Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Major achievements

    • Arthur Ringland led a variety of government programs that ranged from conservation work to refugee relief.
    • In 1945 he originated the concept of the private voluntary organization that became Cooperative American Relief Everywhere.
    • Arthur Cuming Ringland was honored for his efforts by the United Nations in 1958.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Gerberding, June 23, 1922. Children: Peter, Susan.
    • father: Robert Burns Ringland
    • mother: Mary (Glenister) Ringland
    • spouse: Dorothy Gerberding
    • children: Peter Ringland
    • Susan Ringland
    • children: Peter, Susan.
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    Born September 29, 1882
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    • 1900 - 1905
      Worker of the National Park and National Forest System, the United States Forest Service
      the USA
    • 1905 - 1908
      Forest Assistant on the Lincoln National Forest, the United States Forest Service
      the USA
    • 1908 - 1916
      District Forester (Regional Forester), the Southwestern Region
      the USA

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      • the United States Forest Service
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      • the United States Forest Service
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      • Arthur Ringland led a variety of government programs that ranged from conservation work to refugee relief.
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      • In 1945 he originated the concept of the private voluntary organization that became Cooperative American Relief Everywhere.
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      • Arthur Cuming Ringland was honored for his efforts by the United Nations in 1958.
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      • Robert Burns
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      • Dorothy Gerberding
      • Susan Ringland
      • Peter Ringland
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      • Peter, Susan.
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