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RESIGNATION
Edited by Ed Zern
June 25, 1956
New York Conservation Commissioner Louis A. Wehle, severely criticized for his charges of "sabotage" against career biologists in his department (OUTDOOR WEEK, June 18), resigned last week. Justin T. Mahoney, 68-year-old Deputy Commissioner, who has been in the New York Conservation Department since 1911, has been named Acting Commissioner, and Pieter W. Fosburgh has withdrawn his resignation as editor of The New York State Conservationist.
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June 25, 1956

Resignation

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New York Conservation Commissioner Louis A. Wehle, severely criticized for his charges of "sabotage" against career biologists in his department (OUTDOOR WEEK, June 18), resigned last week. Justin T. Mahoney, 68-year-old Deputy Commissioner, who has been in the New York Conservation Department since 1911, has been named Acting Commissioner, and Pieter W. Fosburgh has withdrawn his resignation as editor of The New York State Conservationist.

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