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Floyd Schmoe : biography

September 21, 1895 - April 20, 2001

Floyd W. Schmoe (September 21, 1895 – April 20, 2001) was a Quaker, pacifist and author living in the Seattle, Washington area for most of his life.

Early life

Floyd Schmoe was a stretcher bearer during World War I. He did not fight because he was a pacifist and conscientious objector based on his Quaker faith. He did not take part in World War II. After World War II he went to Hiroshima, Japan and helped rebuild houses that were destroyed by the atomic bomb. He became a professor of forestry at the University of Washington. He was the first park naturalist at Mt. Rainier National Park. He also traveled all over the world.

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