J. Sterling Morton: Founder of Arbor Day

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J. Sterling Morton

Julius Sterling Morton (April 22, 1832 – April 27, 1902) founded Arbor Day in 1872.  He served as President Grover Cleveland’s Secretary of Agriculture.  He was also the editor of The Conservative, a Nebraska weekly newspaper covering political, economic, and sociological issues.

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7 thoughts on “J. Sterling Morton: Founder of Arbor Day

      1. Thank you for the link! This looks amazing. I started to do a little research on Arbor Day and was inspired to do an article on him but I was so pressed for time yesterday that I only could manage a quick acknowledgement. Now I’m that much more inspired! I will do the article. Thank you again!

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