Claude R. Wickard

Claude R. Wickard

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Claude Raymond Wickard served as Secretary of Agriculture under President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1940 to 1945. Wickard was born on his family farm in Carroll County, Indiana, near Camden. He graduated from Purdue University in 1915, with a bachelor's degree in agriculture, and was chosen as "Master Farmer of Indiana" in 1927 for his improvements in stock feeding and farming. Elected to the Indiana Senate in 1932, he was appointed as Undersecretary of Agriculture. When Henry A. Wallace resigned as Secretary of Agriculture in 1940 to run for Vice-President of the United States, Wickard succeeded to the post.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Verpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136195593
  • 9786136195599