Charles M Sheldon

 Charles M Sheldon

Charles Sheldon was born in 1867 in Rutland, Vermont. He received his education at Yale and went on to become a successful businessman. At the age of 36, he retired and focused on big game hunting and studying the habits of North American mammals. In his honor, five mammalian species have been named. Sheldon was a driving force behind Mount McKinley's designation as a National Park.