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B. Frank Heintzleman

governor

B. Frank Heintzleman, American former governor. Recipient Superior Service award Department Agriculture, 1952. Director Alaska Spruce Log Program, World World War World War II; Member Society of America Foresters (William Schlich medal 1958), Cosmos Club, Masons, Elks.

Background

Heintzleman, B. Frank was born on December 3, 1888 in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Forestry, Pennsylvania State College, 1907. MF, Yale, 1910.

Career

With United States Forest Service, Western States, 1910-1918, Alaska branch, 1918-1934. Coordinating officer in forest conservation to Forest Service, National Rifle Association, organizer timber-using industries of the United States, 1934-1937. Regional forester Alaska, 1937-1953.

Commissioner for Alaska Department Agriculture, 1937-1953. Governor State of Alaska, 1953-1957.

Works

  • Co-author: Regional Planning for Alaska—Its Resources and Development (National Resources Committee report), 1938. Contributor articles to lumber and paper industry journals, also to technical forestry journals.

Membership

Director Alaska Spruce Log Program, World World War World War II. Member Society of America Foresters (William Schlich medal 1958), Cosmos Club, Masons, Elks.