Bob Marshall was born in 1901 in New York City, NY.  Not exactly your isolated enclave of pristine wilderness.  His grandfather was a German Jew who emigrated to New York from Bavaria.  His father was a wealthy constitutional lawyer who specialized in championing environmental causes.  Bob earned his master’s degree in Forestry from Harvard in 1925 and went to work for the United States Forestry Service fresh out of college.   Who knew Harvard had a school of forestry? 

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