Son of joseph w mather & bertha mather he married jane thacker floy in 1893 he was a pioneering american industrialist and conservationist he was the president and owner of the thorkildsen-mather borax company, which made him a millionaire. The parks are the legacy of stephen tyng mather or a mather trail, paying homage to stephen t mather the c&o canal national historical park has mather gorge. Guide to the stephen tyng mather papers, [ca 1883-1930] banc mss c-b 535 2 guide to the stephen tyng mather papers, [ca 1883-1930] collection number: banc mss c-b 535. Stephen tyng mather led a full active life of 63 years, from 1867 to 1930 the years spanning the turn of the century saw vast changes in the country's demographics, as well as the development of modern forms of transportation and communication, and increased leisure time. Mather cemetery - 405-05 on stephen mather road 7435 mcpherson, bertha mather, daughter of jane floy & stephen tyng mather, born aug 10, 1906, died feb.
Table l-l: wilderness acreage of the stephen mather wilderness the stephen mather wilderness was named in honor of stephen tyng mather, first director of the. Stephen tyng mather, his biographer tells us, was 47 years old and restless he needed a new challenge a chicagoan with a degree from the university of california at berkeley, he'd made his first million off of the natural resources in tick canyon, in the eastern santa clarita valley, where prospectors in 1906 had discovered colemanite, a form. Stephen tyng mather, first director of the us national park service, was born in san francisco on july 4, 1867 here he attended the boys high school, and went on. Classreportorg provided free website for the class of 1967 from stephen tyng mather high school for the members and guests of this class to stay informed of reunion events and updates from fellow members.
Picture from the mather homestead foundation the stephen tyng mather home at 19 stephen mather road, designated a national historic landmark in 1963. Research genealogy for stephen muther, as well as other members of the muther family stephen tyng mather stephen mather stephen tyng mather stephen tyng mather. Stephen mather stephen tyng mather (july 4, 1867 january 22, 1930) was an american industrialist and conservationist who as president and owner of thorkildsen-mather borax company became a millionaire.
English: stephen tyng mather (july 4, 1867 – january 22, 1930) was an american industrialist, and conservationist, who as president and owner of thorkildsen-mather borax company, became a millionaire. Stephen tyng mather home, west norwalk, connecticut 12 likes the stephen tyng mather home is a historic house and national historic landmark at 19. Mather high school, chicago, illinois 47k likes stephen tyng mather high school is a public 4–year high school located in the west ridge neighborhood. Stephen tyng mather (1867-1930) received the pugsley gold medal in 1928 he was the founding director of the national park service in 1916 prior to his involvement with nps, he was an influential industrialist who had become personally wealthy from his involvement with twenty mule team borax.
The history behind the mather homestead in darien john h palmer, correspondent she holds a photo of her grandfather stephen tyng mather. Stephen tyng mather was the founding director of the national park service and an early supporter of state parks it was said that he sacrificed his money, his health, his time, his opportunities for wealth, in order that he might promote that which will mean so much to the people of this country in the future.
Stephen mather was the first director of the national park service he used his wealth and political connections to take the national park idea in important new directions.
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