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Peter Wolcott Soverel

Peter Wolcott Soverel, American conservation executive, educator. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star; recipient Presidential Unit citation President Johnson, 1968; named Conservationist of Year, Federation Fly Fishers, 1994. Chair Steelhead Committee, Seattle, 1988-1998; director Save our Wild Salmon, Seattle, 1989-1997, Steelhead Society British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, since 1990.

Background

  • Soverel, Peter Wolcott was born on January 21, 1941 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Son of William W. and Emily (Hoey) Soverel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1963. Master of Public Administration, University Washington, 1970. Postgraduate, University Washington, 1973.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1963, advanced through grades to captain, 1986. President Wild Salmon Center, Edmonds, Washington, since 1987. Adjunct professor University Washington, Seattle, since 1991.

      Director Wild Steel Salmon magazine, Seattle, since 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor author: Problems of Sea Power as We Approach the Twenty-First Century, 1977. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Chair Steelhead Committee, Seattle, 1988-1998. Director Save our Wild Salmon, Seattle, 1989-1997, Steelhead Society British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, since 1990.

    Connections

    • Married Marion (Joy), June 8, 1963. Children: Christine Wilson, Gregory, Camille.
    • father: William W. Soverel
    • mother: Emily (Hoey) Soverel
    • spouse: Marion
    • children: Christine Wilson Soverel
    • Gregory Soverel
    • Camille Soverel
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    Born January 21, 1941
    Nationality
    • 1963
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1970
      University Washington
    • 1973
      University Washington
    • 1963
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1986
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1987
      president, Wild Salmon Center
      Edmonds, Washington, United States