Who was Frank Church?

Frank Church served as one of Idaho's U.S. Senators from 1957-1981. His name was added to The River of No Return Wilderness Area in 1984 in part to honor of his work to preserve "America's best places."

To learn more about Frank Church's life and his work, see a short biography.

Biography of Frank Church *

Historian Sara Dant Ewert's Article

The Frank Church Papers *

The Wilderness Act

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act


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