Log In

Walter Fraser Mcculloch

educator

Walter Fraser Mcculloch, Canadian educator. Fellow of the Forest History Society, Society of the American Foresters.

Background

Mcculloch, Walter Fraser was born on March 21, 1905 in Vernon, B.C., Canada. Son of Arthur Caldwell and Elsie Adelaide (Fraser) Mcculloch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 1925. Graduate student of University of Washington, 1927-1928. Master of Science, New York State College of Forestry (at Syracuse University), 1936.

Doctor of Education, University of Oregon, 1947.

Career

Came to the United States 1926, naturalized. With British Columbia Forest Service, Victoria, 1923-1926. With Erie R.R., 1930-1934.

Director Michigan State Forest Experiment Station, Sault Ste. Marie, 1936-1937; assistant professor, School Forestry, Oregon State University, 1937-1942, professor, department head, 1945-1973, dean, 1955-1966. Assistant state forester of Oregon, 1942-1945.

Works

  • Author: Conservation Education in the Pacific Northwest, 1940. The Cascades, Mountains of the Northwest (with others), 1949. Forest Management Education in Oregon, 1949.

    The Forester on the Job, 1950. Woods Words, 1958

  • also numerous bulletins and professional articles.

Membership

Fellow of the Forest History Society, Society of the American Foresters.

Connections

Married Margaret Mildred Neher, August 5, 1931.

father:
Arthur Caldwell Mcculloch

mother:
Elsie Adelaide (Fraser) Mcculloch

spouse:
Margaret Mildred Neher