George B. Hartzog Jr. (March 17, 1920 – June 27, 2008) was an
American attorney and Director of the National Park Service. Admitted
to the bar in South Carolina in 1942, he became an attorney for the
General Land Office (now the Bureau of Land Management) in the
Department of the Interior in 1945, and six months later transferred
to the National Park Service.
He moved to field assignments at Great Smoky Mountains and Rocky
Mountain National Parks, and then made his name advancing the Gateway
Arch project as superintendent of
^ Hartzog, Jr., George B. Battling for the National Parks. New York: Mt. Kisco, 1988. ^ Schudel, Matt. (July 6, 2008.) "Obituaries: George B. Hartzog Jr., 88; Expanded Nation's Park System. The Washington Post. Retrieved on June 14, 2010.
Preceded by Conrad L. Wirth Director of the National Park Service 1964–1972 Succeeded by Ronald H. Walker
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Stephen Mather Horace M. Albright Arno B. Cammerer Newton B. Drury Arthur E. Demaray Conrad L. Wirth George B. Hartzog Jr. Ronald H. Walker Gary Everhardt William J. Whalen III Russell E. Dickenson William Penn Mott Jr. James M. Ridenour Roger G. Kennedy Robert Stanton Fran P. Mainella Mary A. Bom