On-line Book
Book Cover to Administrative History: Organizational Structures of the NPS 1917 to 1985 by Russ Olsen. [Image of mountain and tall grass]
Organizational Structures of the NPS 1917 to 1985



Organizational Structure


current topic Organizational Charts

Naturalists, Rangers, & Historians

Senior Administration Officers


Key Staff Officials

Number "Two"

Senior Operations Officers

Organizational Structure of the National Park Service
- 1917 to 1985 -

Administrative History

Organizational Charts

Chart 21: 05-23-1951 to 12-09-1951

This one Demaray organization reflects the Associate Director's (Wirth's) thinking. The legal function reported to the Director rather than to an Assistant Director. The Forestry Division was still reporting to the "Administrative" Assistant Director.

Demaray organization of 1951. (8 directors)
The Demaray organization of 1951. Seated L to R: Conrad L. Wirth, Associate Director; Director Demaray; Hillory A. Tolson, Assistant Director. Standing L to R: Thomas J. Allen, Regional Director, Region I, Richmond, Virginia; Minor Tillotson, Regional Director, Region III, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Howard W. Baker, Regional Director, Region II, Omaha, Nebraska; Lawrence C. Merriam, Regional Director, Region IV, San Francisco, California; Ronald F. Lee, Assistant Director.

Organizational Chart


History | Links to the Past | National Park Service | Search | Contact

National Park Service's ParkNet Home