Gifford Pinchot Quotes

The purpose of the Conservation movement is to make our country a permanent and prosperous home for ourselves, and for our children, and for our children’s children.

 
Gifford Pinchot
Gifford Pinchot
  • Born: August 11, 1865
  • Died: October 4, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Gifford Pinchot was an American forester and politician. Pinchot served as the first Chief of the United States Forest Service from 1905 until his firing in 1910, and was the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1923 to 1927, and again from 1931 to 1935. He was a member of the Republican Party for most of his life, though he also joined the Progressive Party for a brief period.