[Solved] The forest’s namesake, Gifford Pinchot, was the 28th governor of Pennsylvania but had an earlier career as the first chief of which United States agency?

The Quiz: The forest’s namesake, Gifford Pinchot, was the 28th governor of Pennsylvania but had an earlier career as the first chief of which United States agency?

A Postal Service
B Department of Agriculture
C Forest Service

Gifford Pinchot began a career in forestry after graduating from Yale in 1889. He and President Theodore Roosevelt shared a belief in the importance of forest conservation, which led Roosevelt to appoint Pinchot the first chief forester of the United States.

The correct answer to this quiz is Forest Service.

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