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Sessions Samuel Wheeler, American former foundation executive, author. Trustee, administrator Max C. Fleischmann Foundation, Reno, 1951-1980; Trustee Nevada State Museum, 1955-1960; member Nevada Indian Affairs Commission, 1965-1968; honorary trustee Ducks Unlimited; Member Western Writers American, Western History Association, Westerners International (president Nevada corral 1977-1978), Explorers Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Nu.

Background

Wheeler, Sessions Samuel was born on April 27, 1911 in Fernley, Nevada, United States. Son of Lister L. and Lythia Marie (Sessions) Wheeler.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nevada, 1934; Master of Sciences, University Nevada, 1935.

Career

Forest technician, United States Forest Service, summers 1930-1935; Biologist, Fernley High School, 1935-1936; Biologist, Reno schools, 1936-1966; chairman science department, Reno High School, 1957-1966. On leave as executive director Nevada Fish and Game Commission, 1947-1950. Teacher conservation education U. Nevada, summers 1953-1972, University of Southern California, 1961.

Teacher conservation natural resources U. Nevada, 1966-1974.

Works

Membership

Trustee, administrator Max C. Fleischmann Foundation, Reno, 1951-1980. Trustee Nevada State Museum, 1955-1960. Member Nevada Indian Affairs Commission, 1965-1968.

Honorary trustee Ducks Unlimited. Member Western Writers American, Western History Association, Westerners International (president Nevada corral 1977-1978), Explorers Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Nevada Hazel Pedroli, April 24, 1948.

father:
Lister L. Wheeler

mother:
Lythia Marie (Sessions) Wheeler

spouse:
Nevada Hazel Pedroli