Category:Stephen Tyng Mather

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English: 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. Later with his friend and journalist Robert Sterling Yard, Mather led a publicity campaign to promote the creation of a unified federal agency to oversee National Parks administration; this was established in 1916.

Stephen Mather 
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American businessman
Date of birth 4 July 1867
San Francisco
Date of death 22 January 1930
Educated at
  • journalist
Position held
  • National Park Service director
Award received
  • Pugsley Medal
  • Public Welfare Medal
Authority control
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