Floyd Schmoe

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Floyd W. Schmoe
Born (1895-09-21)September 21, 1895
Prairie Center, Kansas,
United States
Died April 20, 2001(2001-04-20) (aged 105)
Kenmore, Washington,
United States
Occupation Quaker, pacifist, author

Floyd W. Schmoe (September 21, 1895 – April 20, 2001) was a Quaker, pacifist and author living in the Seattle, Washington area for most of his life.

Early life[edit]

Floyd Schmoe was a stretcher bearer during World War I. He did not fight because he was a pacifist and conscientious objector based on his Quaker faith. He did not take part in World War II. After World War II he went to Hiroshima, Japan and helped rebuild houses that were destroyed by the atomic bomb. He became a professor of forestry at the University of Washington. He was the first park naturalist at Mt. Rainier National Park. He also traveled all over the world.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Schmoe, Floyd (1920). Mount Rainier National Park – An Unofficial Guide Book. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1925). Our Greatest Mountain. G. P. Putnam's Sons. p. 366 pages. 
  • Clarke Crichton, Jr., ghost written by Floyd (1930). Frozen In. G. P. Putnam's Sons. p. 148 pages. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1933). Wilderness Tales. University of Washington Press. p. 117 pages. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1934). Cattails and Pussywillows. Lake City Press. p. 104 pages. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1950). Japan Journey. Silver Quoin Press. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1959). A Year in Paradise. The Mountaineers Books. p. 208 pages. ISBN 0-89886-653-7. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1962). What is Man. Voyager Press. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1964). For the Love of Some Islands. Harper & Row. p. 226 pages. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1975). The Big Sur. Chronicle Books. ISBN 0-87701-070-6. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1980). Spoon Creek. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1983). Why is Man. CE Publishing. p. 21 pages. ISBN 1-878906-32-1. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1989). The Years of My Day. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd. From Walking To and Fro Upon The Earth. 
  • Schmoe, Floyd (1996). Dove. 

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