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Howard Edward Babcock

Howard Edward Babcock, American agricultural organizer, executive, teacher. Member Governor Roosevelt’s Agricultural Advisory Committee, New York State Council Farms and Markets, Guernsey and Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association, Delta Chi. Owns and operates poultry and stock farms totalling 1000 acres.

Background

  • Babcock, Howard Edward was born on February 23, 1889 in Gilbertsville, New York, United States. Son of Howard Worden and Mary Emma (Donahue) Babcock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1911 (honorary Doctor of Laws, 1941).

    Career

    • Teacher Elmira (New York) Free Academy, 1912-1913. County agent Cattaraugus and Tompkins counties, 1913-1914. Assistant state director Farm Bureaus, New York, 1914-1915.

      Secretary Agricultural Conference Board, New York State, 1917-1921. Secretary New York State Farm Bureau Federation, 1919-1921. State director Farm Bureaus, 1915-1919.

      Leave of absence, 1917-1918, to serve on New York State Food Conservation Commission. Professor of marketing, Cornell Univercity, 1920-1922. General manager Coöp.

      Grange League Federation Exchange, 1922-1932, 1935-1936. President Coöp. G L.F. Holding Corporation, 1932-1935. President Coöp. G.L.F. Products, Inc., 1937-1940.

      Director The G.L.F. School of Coöp. Administration, 1940-1943. Director research (G.L.F.), 1943-1945.

      Member business advisory council for unites states department Commerce, 1944-1945. Member National Research Advisory Committee since 1946. Assistant chairman Federal Farm Board, 1933.

      Director Central Bank for Coöp., 1933-1939. Special consultant Farm Credit Adminstrn. President National Council Farmer Cooperatives, 1943.

      Chairman New York State Emergency Food Commission, 1943. Trustee Cornell Univercity (Chairman of the Board 1940-1947).

    Works

    • Contributor to agricultural jours.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Governor Roosevelt’s Agricultural Advisory Committee, New York State Council Farms and Markets, Guernsey and Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association, Delta Chi. Owns and operates poultry and stock farms totalling 1000 acres.

    Connections

    • Married Hilda Wall Butler, October 23, 1913. Children: Howard E., Barbara Elizabeth, John Butler.
    • father: Howard Worden Babcock
    • mother: Mary Emma (Donahue) Babcock
    • spouse: Hilda Wall Butler
    • children: Howard E. Babcock
    • Barbara Elizabeth Babcock
    • John Butler Babcock
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    Died July 12, 1950
    (aged 61)
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