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A Tribute to William G. Conway
New York, Oct. 22, 2021 -- The Wildlife Conservation Society is deeply saddened by the death of William G. Conway, who was with WCS for 43 years, starting in 1956 as assistant bird curator and retiring as its chief executive, President and General Director, in 1999. He died on Oct. 21, 2021. In 1961 at the age of 32, he was named the Director of the Bronx Zoo and by 1966 he had risen to General Director of the New York Zoological Society, the previous name of WCS. In 1992, he was appointed Pr...
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