Theodore Parker Lukens (October 6, 1848 – July 1, 1918) was an American conservationist, real estate investor, civic leader, and forester who believed that burned over mountains could again be covered in timber which would protect watersheds. Lukens collected pine cones and seeds of different types and conducted experimental plantings on the mountain slopes above Pasadena, California. His perseverance earned him the name "Father of Forestry."

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  • Theodore Parker Lukens (October 6, 1848 – July 1, 1918) was an American conservationist, real estate investor, civic leader, and forester who believed that burned over mountains could again be covered in timber which would protect watersheds. Lukens collected pine cones and seeds of different types and conducted experimental plantings on the mountain slopes above Pasadena, California. His perseverance earned him the name "Father of Forestry." Lukens established Henninger Flats tree nursery, which provided seed stock for an estimated 70,000 trees.He worked for the United States Forest Service and was acting supervisor of the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve and the San Bernardino Forest Reserve in 1906. Lukens served two terms as mayor of Pasadena and was active in municipal and civic affairs of early-day Pasadena. Lukens remained prominent in civic and conservation issues until his death in 1918. (en)
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  • 1848-10-6
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  • 1918-07-01 (xsd:date)
  • 1918-7-1
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  • Mayor of Pasadena
  • 6th Mayor of Pasadena
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  • 4th
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  • Lukens c. 1890
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  • Helen Lukens Gaut
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  • William E. Lukens, Margaret Cooper
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  • Oscar F. Weed
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  • Christian Science
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  • Charlotte Dyer ,
  • H. Sibyl Swett
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  • John S. Cox
  • Oscar F. Weed
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  • December 1895
  • May 1892
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  • May 1890
  • May 1894
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  • American conservationist, Mayor of Pasadena, California, forester (en)
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  • Theodore Parker Lukens (October 6, 1848 – July 1, 1918) was an American conservationist, real estate investor, civic leader, and forester who believed that burned over mountains could again be covered in timber which would protect watersheds. Lukens collected pine cones and seeds of different types and conducted experimental plantings on the mountain slopes above Pasadena, California. His perseverance earned him the name "Father of Forestry." (en)
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  • Theodore Lukens (en)
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