Newton B. Drury

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In 1919 Save the Redwoods League "hired Newton B. Drury as its first Executive Secretary." In 1940 "Newton B. Drury went on a leave of absence from the League to serve as director of the National Park Service. His brother, Aubrey Drury, was appointed to serve as Secretary of Save the Redwoods League. Aubrey continued in that role from 1940 to 1959." In 1951 "Newton B. Drury left the National Park Service and was appointed chief of the California Division of Beaches and Parks." In 1959 "Newton B. Drury retired from California Division of Beaches and Parks. Later that same year, Newton agreed to serve once again as executive secretary of the League, following the death of his brother, Aubrey." [1]

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  1. Save the Redwoods Timeline, Save the Redwoods League, accessed October 2, 2009.