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Ardron Bayard Lewis


  • Lewis, Ardron Bayard Son of Harry Abner and Anna Louise (Ardron) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maine, 1928. Doctor of Science (honorary), 1970. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell University, 1933.

      Agricultural officer Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations, Washington, 1947-1951. Consultant land use Puerto Rico Department Agriculture, San Juan, 1951-1952. Director technical cooperation program Inter-American Institute Agricultural Sciences, San José, Costa Rica, 1952-1953.

      Agricultural economist International Development Services, Incorporated, New York York City, 1954-1955. Associate Agricultural Development Council, Inc. (originally called Council on Economic and Cultural Affairs), New York City, 1956-1968, retired, 1968.

      Senior citizen intern Senator Weicker' General’ s Office, Washington, 1978.


    • Writer; b.


    • Author monograph: Agriculture in Santa Ana Mixtan, 1973. Author: Our Money and Our Misery, 1984. Author Cornell Experiment Station Bulletin 590, 1934, Cornell Experiment Station Memoir 160, 1934.

      Also numerous bulletins, papers, articles, letters to editor, since 1933.


    Member Weston Commission for Elderly, Connecticut, since 1976, co-chairman, 1977-1985. Member Weston Charter Revision Commission, 1978-1979. Member Weston Republic Town Committee, 1978-1985.

    Member Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, American Agricultural Economics Association, International Association Agricultural Economists, Sigma Xi. Congregationalist.; Lodge: Kiwanis (secretary local club 1979-1984).



    Gardening; writing poetry. Photography.


    • Married Christine Howard Hall, January 1, 1936. Children– Rachel Marion Lewis Kuper, John Bayard, Amanda Louise Lewis Amundsen, Clayton Hall.
    • father: Harry Abner Lewis
    • mother: Anna Louise (Ardron) Lewis
    • spouse: Christine Howard Hall
    • children: Rachel Marion Lewis Kuper Lewis
    • John Bayard Lewis
    • Amanda Louise Lewis Amundsen Lewis
    • Clayton Hall Lewis
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