Inducted October 5, 1990
Logger, conservationist, author George Corrigan was all of these during a lifetime devoted to improving the lot of the lumberjack and advancing the cause of forestry and conservation. His autobiographical book "Calked Boots and Canthooks" relates his many varied experiences in the timber industry of the Northwoods. He was a respected member of the Forestry Advisory Committee under the former Wisconsin Conservation Commission and was a past-president of the Wisconsin- Michigan Timber Producers Association. After he conceived the idea of a Forest History Association of Wisconsin and became its co-founder it was said of him, "He believed in preserving the past and building for the future."