1996 Jury Member

The Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Location: United States

William Graves
United States, 1926-2004

William Graves was responsible for bringing stories of celebrated explorers and expeditions to the pages of National Geographic magazine.


Graves led a life of travel and adventure. A career in the U.S. Foreign Service and assignments from National Geographic, where he worked for nearly 40 years, have taken him to every continent and the North Pole. He served as senior assistant editor for expeditions and later as editor-in-chief of the magazine.

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