Private, United States Army
|Born on March 22, 1876,
he was an organized labor leader for much of his life.
In government service, he was the Director of the Civilian Conservation Corps which was established by President Franklin Roosevelt to complete public works and to give people work during the Depression.
He died at Washington, D.C. on December 31, 1939 and was buried in Section 22 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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Photos By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004