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Benjamin Clay Dysart III, retired professor of Environmental Engineering – July 9, 2022

Benjamin Clay Dysart III, 82, of Brentwood, Tennessee, distinguished professor of Environmental Engineering, died July 9, 2022.

Dysart earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering and his doctoral degree at Georgia Tech. He worked as a civil engineer at Union Carbide and then was a distinguished professor of Environmental Engineering at Clemson University. He retired from Clemson in 1990 after 22 years.

While serving as president and chairman of the National Wildlife Federation, he lectured widely and testified before the U.S. Congress on important environmental issues.

Dysart’s full obituary is posted online.