Saturday, February 16, 2013

Steuart Pittman--Champion of Environment

Steuart L. Pittman, a champion of land preservation and the environment, a former assistant secretary of defense and patriarch of a family that has been at Davidsonville’s Dodon Farm for nine generations, died Sunday. He was 93.
The family said he died while going to Sunday dinner at his son’s house on the farm.  See separate article on this web page for his obituary.
In addition to a successful international law practice and public service career, Pittman was involved in causes including farm and forestland preservation and environmental concerns, particularly the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed.
Mr. Pittman was a WWII veteran and served in many positions after the war.

For much more information about Mr. Pittman's life,  go to the following article about him.

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