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John S. "Jack" Spencer ( Missoula 1952 )

posted: Aug 19, 2005

Jack died December 27, 2004. He was a professional forester receiving his initial degree from Virginia Tech, and a Masters degree from the University of Montana. Jack spent the early part of his career in Northern California, later moving to Minnesota where he took a job as a resource analyst with the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program in St. Paul. He spent 28 years with FIA that included traveling to Kenya and writing several encyclopedia articles on global forest resources.