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Tenho Ewald Maki


Tenho Ewald Maki, American educator. Recipient North Carolina Government's award in foresty conservation, 1971, Bicentennial award for outstanding service in forestry practices North Carolina, 1976, Outstanding Teachers award North Carolina State University, 1975-1976.


Maki, Tenho Ewald was born on March 29, 1907 in Newton Township, Minnesota, United States. Son of Karl Victor and Ida Sofia (Nissi) Maki.


Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1930, Master of Science, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1951.


Caleb Dorr fellow University of Minnesota, 1932-1934. Technician Intermountain Forest Experiment Station, 1934-1935. Junior forester Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, 1935-1936.

Assistant forester, then associate forester Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ogden, Utah, 1936-1940. Forester, then senior forester Beltsville (Maryland.) Forest Laboratory, 1940-1945. Officer-in-charge Gulfcoast branch Southern Forest Experiment Station, 1945-1951.

Professor forest management School Forestry, North Carolina State University, 1951-1954, Carl Alwin Schenck professor forest management, 1954-1980, head department forest management, 1958-1970, also member administrative board Graduate School. Fulbright research scholar U. Helsinki (Finland), 1965-1966. Visiting lecturer Royal College Forestry, Stockholm, Sweden, Forest Research Institute, Vollebekk, Norway, U. Aberdeen (Scotland), U. College N. Wales, Bangor, 1966.

Consultant to industry, 1956-1965, 67-80, Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), 1966. Director National Science Foundation-Undergrad. Research participation programs in forest biology, 1960-1964, 67-70.


  • Author numerous articles in field. Editor proceedings Special Field Institute Forest Biology, 1960.


Fellow Society American Foresters (chairman Appalachian section 1957-1958). Member Society Forestry Finland (honorary), Soil Science Society American (vice chairman division 7 1967-1970, chairman 1970-1971), International Soil Science Society, North Carolina Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta, Xi Sigma Pi, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Laurencia Bernadette Landry, May 9, 1936. Children: Wilma Lee, (Mistress Richard R. Weidman), Marilyn Carol (Mistress Don W. Kim).

Karl Victor Maki

Ida Sofia (Nissi) Maki

Laurencia Bernadette Landry

Wilma Lee Maki

(Mistress Richard R. Weidman) Maki

Marilyn Carol Maki (Mistress Don W. Kim)