DONALD C. HAZLETT, an Indianan, specialized in
geology at the University of Illinois and at Oberlin College. After
entering the Service at Washington in 1935, he became District Geologist
attached to the Cincinnati office. In that capacity he investigated many
miles of the dark avenues of Mammoth Cave, penetrating passages which
few men have seen. He now is Assistant Inspector assigned to the
proposed Cape Hatteras National Seashore, with headquarters at Manteo,
N. C. He recently was elected to membership in the American Association
for the Advancement of Science.
GERALD H. HYDE, born 36 years ago in Massachusetts,
has been Inspector in New England since July, 1936, but before that time
he had served as Associate Landscape Architect. He attended
Massachusetts State, is known as Jerry, and long has been a victim of
photography in its chronic stage.
CARL P. RUSSELL will end his duties this month as
Regional Director and transfer to Washington to assume his new post as
Supervisor of Research and Information. Besides his authorship of a
volume of Yosemite, his contributions to scientific journals long have
been known throughout the Service. Who's Who in America, Vol. 19,
P. 2121, says of him, in part: "b. Fall River, Wis., Jan. 18, 1894. .
.Engaged in cytological investigations, 1915-17; herpetology studies
with Dr. Louis Rule, Nat. Mus. France, 1919;. . .Nat. Park Service since
1923, field naturalist supervising museum developments, 1929-33; in
charge of museum program, Eastern Parks, 1934; chief of museum division,
1935; ecological studies Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks,
1923-32; original research in museum methods with Dr. H. C. Bumpus,
museums of Eastern U. S., parts of yrs. 1928-31; research in history,
Yosemite region, 1923-38; park naturalist in charge of ednl. program
Yosemite National Park, 1923-29. . 1st lt. 8th Inf., U. S. A., 1918-19
(overseas) . . ."
R. A. WALKER, a native South Carolinian, entered the
Forest Service of his state five years ago as engineer in charge of CCC
construction in the southeastern district. Since 1935 he has been
Assistant State Forester and head of the newly created Division of State
Parks. A graduate of The Citadel, he became a plant engineer in
Charleston and served later with the United States Coast and Geodetic
Survey in the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland.