Dorette Louise Fleischmann

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"Born June 15, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Julius and Dorette Kruse Fleischmann. Mrs. Fleischmann, known as "Dielle", is the greatgrandaughter of Charles Fleischmann, widely known founder of the Fleischmann Yeast Company in 1868, maker of compressed yeast who revolutionized the baking business in this country... She has devoted herself to many conservation activities including saving the last remaining tract of Bald Cypress Swamp in Low Country, South Carolina, as well as establishing a connection between conservationists in South and Central America and the National Audubon Society. Mrs. Fleischmann has also been a member of the Board of Directors for The Wildfowl Trust, now the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, (Slimbridge, Gloucester, England), a U.S. representative of the World Wildlife Fund (Peru), a member of the Board of Advisors to South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Commissioner, a member of the Board of Directors of the International Wilderness Leadership Foundation, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the U.S. National Arboretum. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Fauna & Flora International since 2002." [1]

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  1. Fauna & Flora International Board, organizational web page, accessed February 17, 2012.