Margaret E. Murie, Grandmother of American Conservation
- Margaret E. (Thomas) Murie, America's "Grandmother of the Conservation Movement," was born into a polished, well-educated Seattle family.
Two in the Far North
Many wilderness treks
Margaret Thomas and Olaus Murie married
First woman graduate of the Alaska Agricultural College
Nine-year-old Mardy Thomas and her mother arrived in Fairbanks in 1911
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