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Paul Frederick Burmeister

Burmeister, PaulOccupation: Owner; Farmer; Chemist; Agriculturist
Born: Great Bend, Kansas

Education:
Coursework, “Can Man Survive?” at Fort Hays State University (1971)
Postgraduate Coursework, University of Kansas (1961)
BA in Chemistry and Agriculture, Fort Hays State University (1960)

Career:
Farmer, Claflin, Kansas (1952-Present)
Owner, Farmer, Paul Burmeister Farm

Career Related:
Member, Kansas Natural Resource Council, Topeka (1975-Present); Member, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York City (1975-Present); Member, Farmer Advisory Committee Sunshine Farm Project, the Land Institute, Salina (1995-2001); Guest Speaker, Rapid City, South Dakota (1993); Farmer, Kansas Rural Center, Whiting (1991-1992); Panel Member, Kansas Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Great Bend and Salina (1991-1992); Participant, National Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Strategy Review Workshop, Washington (1981); Participant, Office of Radiation Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, Denver (1978); Participant, University of Akron National Energy Forum (1976); Farmer, Cooperative Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Hays Branch Station, Hays, Kansas (1970)

Military:
With, U.S. National Guard (1963-1969)

Civic:
Member, The Menninger Foundation, Topeka (1989-Present); Member, Environmental Action (1982-Present); Member, Renew America, Washington (1980-Present); Member, Board of Directors, Kansas-Oklahoma Conference Foundation (2008-2014); Member, Board of Trustees, Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, Hoisington, Kansas (2005-2010); Member, Kansas-Oklahoma Conference Council, United Church of Christ (1999-2003); Lay Member, Network for Environmental and Economic Responsibility, Delegate to 23rd General Synod Meeting of United Church of Christ, Kansas City, Missouri (2001); Lay Member, Commission on Outreach Kansas-Oklahoma Conference (1988-1996, 1998-1999); Participant, Kansas Citizens Forum Committee for Humanities, Topeka (1987); Local Organizer, Campaign, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts Lobbyists on Environmental Protection and Conservation Issues, Topeka (1976-1980); Lay Member, Ad-Hoc Task Force on Ecology Christian Lifestyle, United Church of Christ (1977-1978); Volunteer, American Peace Corps, Ludhiana, India (1961-1963)

Creative Works:
Contributing Author, Articles, Environmental and Agricultural Journals

Achievements:
Father’s Grandparents Came to the U.S.A. from Germany in the 1800s; Mother’s Grandparents Came to the U.S.A. from Sweden in the 1800s.

Awards:
Recipient, Banker’s Award, Banks of Barton County, Kansas and U.S. Soil Conservation Service (1990); Scholar, Tau Kappa Epsilon (1959)

Memberships:
Member, Midwest Renewable Energy Association (1998-Present); Member, National Audubon Society (2017); Secretary, Tau Kappa Epsilon (1958-1959); Historian, Phi Eta Sigma (1958-1959); Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Member, Delta Epsilon; Lifetime Member, National Wildlife Federation; Member, National Council of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers; Charter Member, National Arbor Day Foundation, World Wildlife Fund; Member, American Wind Energy Association; Lifetime Member, American Solar Energy Society; Member, Heartland Renewable Energy Society; Member, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers; Lifetime Member, Kansas Farmers Union; Member, Friends of the Earth; Founding Year Member, Cousteau Society; Lifetime Member, Kansas State Historical Society; Member, Kansas Wildlife Federation; Lifetime Member, Sierra Club; Member, Native Forest Council; Member, Ducks Unlimited. Inc.; Member, Environmental Defense; Member, Wilderness Society; Member, Friends of India; Member, Rainforest Alliance; Member, National Parks Conservation Association; Member, Ocean Conservancy; Member, Nature Conservancy

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Religion:
United Church of Christ

Family:
Son of Ferdinand Frederick Adam and Gertrude Nellie (Hanson) Burmeister
Six Nephews
Seven Grandnephews
One Grandniece

Hobbies:
Photography; Hiking

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2009-2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2008-2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2006-2007, 35th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who In Finance and Business – 2004-2005, 34th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 2002-2003, 33rd Edition (pub. 2002)
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Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
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Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2004, 30th Edition (pub. 2003)
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Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
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Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
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