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Gaylord Nelson

Sheila Cohen

Gaylord Nelson

champion for our Earth

by Sheila Cohen

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nelson, Gaylord, -- 1916-2005 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Conservationists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Earth Day -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Governors -- Wisconsin -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Environmental conditions -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSheila Terman Cohen.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    SeriesBadger biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE748.N43 C64 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614308M
    ISBN 109780870204432
    LC Control Number2009026496
    OCLC/WorldCa423388579

    Gaylord Nelson was governor of Wisconsin from to and served in the U.S. Senate as a Democrat from to Millions of Americans joined him in observing the first Earth Day on Ap He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in for his contributions to the environmental protection movement and has served as counselor to the Wilderness Society . Gaylord Nelson was born on June 4, in Clear Lake, Wisconsin, USA as Gaylord Anton Nelson. He is known for his work on The Earth Day Special (), The War at Home () and Troubled Waters (). He was married to Carrie Lee Dotson.

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    A first grade teacher uploaded Curt reading his book, Sophia Saves the Earth: a Story of Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day illustrated by Mr. Casetta;s second graders An .   Gaylord Nelson. Earth Day was founded on the 22nd of April, by a United States senator from Wisconsin named Gaylord Nelson. A self-proclaimed environmental activist Gaylord felt that America was destroying its environment through industrialization and current societal practices.


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senator representing that state, Gaylord A. Nelson promoted the protection of the environment. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Gaylord Nelson (4 Jun –3 Jul ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A : Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk .The Gaylord Nelson Wilderness is a 35,acre ( km 2) wilderness area located within Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, off the Bayfield Peninsula of northern the twenty-two Apostle Islands, the wilderness area fully or partially covers eighteen.

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