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Peter Wolcott Soverel

educator , conservation executive

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