ARNO B. CAMMERER, who, for health reasons, has just
resigned as director of the National Park Service after seven years at
that post, began his government career in 1904 in the Treasury
Department. He was assistant to the secretary of the National Commission of Fine Arts, secretary of the Public Buildings Commission of
Congress, and a member of numerous memorial commissions in the District
of Columbia before he became assistant director of the Service in 1919.
He was made director August 10, 1933. He received the 1938 Pugsley award
for distinguished contributions to park development. Mr. Cammerer was
born 57 years ago in Arapaho, Nebraska.
CHARLES M. GRAVES entered the Service in 1936 after
10 years of experience in the park, camping, and general recreational
field. He was city recreational engineer for Birmingham, Alabama; park
planner for Oneonta, New York, and director of recreation for
Danville, Virginia. He now is in immediate charge of the Recreation
Study in five southeastern states. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, and
is an alumnus ('32) of Birmingham-Southern College.
HANS HUTH (Vol. IV, No. 3).
B. C. YATES (Vol. III, Nos. 4-5).