Henry Liebzeit

Henry Liebzeit1930-1995
Inducted 1997

“Hank taught the value of working with the public, not telling the public, but leading the public.” – WCHF

Liebzeit was elected to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress as the representative from Outagamie County at the age of 26. During his thirty years on the Congress, he served on the Executive Council for twenty years and also as Secretary-Treasurer and Vice Chair.

Among his conservation efforts were placing the black bear on the big game hunting season and closing the Fox Locks to protect Lake Winnebago sturgeon, walleye, and northerns from the introduction of the lamprey eel. Liebzeit also supported unit boundaries for management of whitetail deer and and hunting license fees and adjustments to fund resource management.

For more information read his Hall of Fame monograph.