Statement From Dr. Jane Lubchenco on the Death of Sam D. Hamilton, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
I was deeply saddened to learn of Sam Hamilton’s untimely death this weekend. Sam was a wonderful colleague for whom we at NOAA had deep admiration. The NOAA family shares in this great loss to the conservation community, and we extend our sincere condolences to Sam’s family and to all of our colleagues at the Department of the Interior.