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conservationist

Amy Dandrow Le Maire, American conservationist. Recipient Audubon Camp scholarship Federated Garden Clubs, 1959; citation for conservation articles National Wildlife Federation, 1963; district citation, also state bronze medal for inspirational leadership Federated Garden Clubs New York State, Inc., 1953, Marion B. Darrow Conservation award for exceptional work in leadership in conservation, 1966.

Background

Maire, Amy Dandrow Le was born on January 15, 1907 in Plattsburgh, New York, United States. Daughter of Nelson O. and Edwidge E. (Chalmers) Dandrow.

Education

Graduated from the high school.

Career

Secretary, Northern New York Telephone Corporation, also New York Telephone Сompany, 1924-1940. Instructor, lecturer, demonstrator in gardening, landscaping, flower arranging, 1949-1972, conservation lecturer to garden clubs, other orgns., 1952-1972. Flower arrangements public in New York state calendar, 1958-1972.

Exhibited International Flower Show, New York City, 1949, 50, Syracuse (New York) State Fair, 1952-1956, Unitarian Church, Schenectady, 1965-1972, Schenectady History Society, 1956-1959, National Convention State Garden Clubs, 1964. Accredited horticultural judge, New York, 1965-1972. Landscape design critic National Council State Garden Clubs, 1970-1972.

Master nat. accredited flower show judge, 1962-1972. Instructor adult education Columbia, Schenectady counties, 1949-1956. Instructor Young Men’s Christian Association, Young Women’s Christian Association educational programs, 1957-1972.

Leader training courses Albany County Extension Service, 1961-1963. Conservation representative on action for clean air committee Schenectady County Health Association, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association, Eastern Mohawk Area, Inc. Executive board 3d district Federated Garden Clubs, 1949-1972, treasurer, 1953-1954, director, 1955-1956, conservation chairman, 1957-1972.

Executive Board New York Federated Garden Clubs, 1954-1972, advertising chairman, 1957-1960, chairman conservation council, 1961-1963, state legislative and conservation chairman, 1963-1972, department head conservation and natural resources New York State Federation Women’s Clubs, 1960-1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on conservation to The News (Federated Garden Club publication).

Membership

Member American Forestry Association, National Audubon Society, Wilderness Society, Joselyn Botanical Society Maine, Forest Preserve Association (secretary 1964-1967), Schenectady History Society Auxiliary, Scenic Hudson Preservation Society, Schenectady Rose Society, Hugh Plat Garden.

Connections

Married Lambert D. LeMaire, June 3, 1929.

father:
Nelson O. Dandrow

mother:
Edwidge E. (Chalmers) Dandrow

spouse:
Lambert D. LeMaire