Miller Center

Edward Crafts

Speaker: Edward C. Crafts
Date: May 12, 1969
Assistant Chief of the Forest Service (1951-1962). Director of the Bureau of Recreation, Department of Interior beginning in 1962 and through the time of the interview in 1969. Chief of the Division of Forest Economist at the Forest Service (1944-1950). Consulted the American Conservation Association. Familiar with Humphrey, Udall-Johnson relationship, the establishment of the Bureau on Outdoor Recreation, the President?s Council on Recreation, and the major pieces of Johnson?s conservation legislation.