Dr. William T. Pecora - Menlo Park, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 37° 27.391 W 122° 10.225
10S E 573370 N 4145840
Quick Description: This dedicated tree memorial is located near the USGS Western Regional Headquarters.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2015 8:06:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMNH1W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Located on the property of the USGS Western Regional Headquarters and in front of two coastal redwood trees is a memorial that reads:

IN MEMORY OF
DR. WILLIAM T. PECORA
EARTH SCIENTIST, INSPIRING
LEADER AND CHERISHED FRIEND.
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UNDER SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT
OF THE INTERIOR
5-3-71 - 7-19-72

DIRECTOR, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
1965-1971

Wikipedia has a good bio of Dr. Pecora here. The USGS website also has a good writeup on Dr. Pecora here.

Location of the tree: USGS Wester Regional Headquarters

Type of tree: Coastal Redwood

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