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Kenneth Post

Kenneth Post, American educator. Member Society American Florists, New York State Flower Growers, American Society for Horticulture Science (president 1952), American Carnation Society (honorary), Chrysanthemum Society American (honorary), Sigma Xi, Pi Alpha Xi, Alpha Zeta, Pi Kappa Pi.

Background

  • Post, Kenneth was born on November 24, 1904 in Lake Odessa, Michigan, United States. Son of Commerce. Walter and Blanche (Howlett) Post.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State College, 1927. Master of Science, Iowa State College, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell, 1936.

    Career

    • Extension specialist floriculture Michigan State College, 1928-1930. Instructor floriculture Cornell, 1930-1936, assistant professor, 1936-1940, associate professor, 1940-1946, professor floriculture, 1946-1955, head department, since 1955.

    Works

    • Author: Florist Crop Production and Marketing, 1949. Plants and Flowers in the Home, 1944. Also articles science and commercial publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Society American Florists, New York State Flower Growers, American Society for Horticulture Science (president 1952), American Carnation Society (honorary), Chrysanthemum Society American (honorary), Sigma Xi, Pi Alpha Xi, Alpha Zeta, Pi Kappa Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Ainsworth, June 1930. Children: Larry Walter, Linda Louise, Kenneth Howard.
    • father: C. Walter Post
    • mother: Blanche (Howlett) Post
    • spouse: Elaine Ainsworth
    • children: Larry Walter Post
    • Linda Louise Post
    • Kenneth Howard Post
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    Born November 24, 1904
    Died October 25, 1955
    (aged 50)
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