- Category : 1911-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Alignment 1
American historian, conservationist, high school teacher, university lecturer and biologist, inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 1989. He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as the first Director of the Nevada State Fish and Game Commission from 1947 to 1950. His books include the 1965 historical novel, Paiute, and ten nonfiction works on history, biography or biology. Wheeler died on 25 August 1998, aged 87.