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Nov 28, 1890

Hubbard W. Shawhan, West Virginia's first official State Forester, was born in Kentucky


Hubbard Shawhan graduated from the Biltmore Forest School

Nov, 1915

Shawhan was employed as a forester by the W.M. Ritter Lumber Company

Apr 18, 1917

Hubbard Shawhan married Mary Kaye Alves in Texas

Apr, 1933

Hubbard Shawhan became West Virginia's first official State Forester

Feb, 1934

Governor Kump appointed Shawhan Director of the newly created Conservation Commission in charge of Game, Fish, Forestry and State Parks

Aug 31, 1954

Colonel Hubbard W. Shawhan died at his farm in Virginia

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