In 1893 Mather married Jane Thacker Floy of Elizabeth, New Jersey, with Yard serving as his best man. With his friend the journalist Robert Sterling Yard, Mather led a publicity campaign to promote the creation of a unified federal agency to oversee National Parks administration, which was established in 1916. Please try again later. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. He believed that magnificent scenery should be the first criterion in establishing a national park, and made efforts to have new parks established before the lands were developed for other purposes. Login to find your connection. Mother - performed by Brit Floyd a Pink Floyd tribute band. Please reset your password. Observe cÃ³mo cambia de "madre" a "mamÃ¡" y seÃ±ala en la canciÃ³n, no sÃ³lo haciendo referencia a la canciÃ³n "Hush, little baby", sino seÃ±alando un cambio de perspectiva de Pink hablando con su madre tranquilizando a Pink. Special credit is owing Horace M. Albright, another Sierra Club member, who served as assistant to Mather, and acting director during Mr. Mather's illnesses. ", But in later years, Mather's assistant Horace Albright was to state: Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Please try again later. Stephen Tyng Mather (July 4, 1867 – January 22, 1930) was an American industrialist and conservationist who as president and owner of Thorkildsen-Mather Borax Company became a millionaire. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. Stephen Tyng Mather was born July 4, 1867, in San Francisco, and named for the prominent Episcopal minister Stephen Tyng of New York, who was admired by his parents, Joseph W. Mather and Bertha Jemima Walker. Bertha Floy McPherson (born Mather) was born on month day 1906, at birth place, Illinois, to Stephen Tyng Mather and Jane Thacker Mather (born Floy). In 1916, the National Park Service was authorized by Congress and approved by President Wilson. In addition, he professionalized management of the parks, creating a cadre of career civil service people who were specialists in a variety of disciplines, to operate and manage the parks while preserving their natural character.. Bertha Floy Mather b. Sorry! We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. They had one daughter, Bertha Floy Mather. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. They had a daughter Bertha Floy Mather a portrait of who hangs in the parlor. Five years later, he helped Thomas Thorkildsen found a borax company. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. 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Mather, Bertha Floy, Born Aug 06 1906 in Chicago, Cook Co, IL, Died Feb 26 1993 in Darien, Fairfield Co, CT Mather, Bertha Gladys Williams, Born May 19 1906, Died May 04 2003 Mather, Bertha Hutchinson, Born Jan 10 1904 in Canada, Died Dec 1990 in Canada Mather, Bertha Jemima Walker, Born Mar 31 1844 in NY, Died Aug 19 1899 in NY or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. At the time, the government owned 14 parks and 19 national monuments, many administered by Army officers or political appointees, as battlefields were among the first parks designated. Mather was effective in building support for the parks with a variety of politicians and wealthy corporate leaders. They do a great Job.  He appointed Yard as head of the National Park Education Committee to coordinate their various communication efforts. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Try again. They had one daughter, Bertha Floy Mather. He believed that once more of the public had visited the parks and enjoyed a comfortable stay in concessionaire facilities then they would become supporters for the fledgling agency and its holdings.  In this role, he proved vital in advertising and sales promotion for the company. During that time he met and befriended Robert Sterling Yard, another reporter, who would become a close friend. discoveries. Various places within today's National Park System are named after Mather, including: Son of Joseph W. Mather & Bertha Mather. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Bertha Floy Mather McPherson I found on Findagrave.com. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. GREAT NEWS! Various places within today's National Park System are named after Mather, including: Fox, Stephen; The American Conservation Movement: John Muir and His Legacy] University of Wisconsin Press, 1986, This page was last edited on 31 October 2020, at 19:03. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. He used his personal funds to hire Robert Sterling Yard to work with him on publicizing the great resources of the parks. Year should not be greater than current year.