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Jacob Richards Dodge

Jacob Richards Dodge, American statistician, federal agency administrator.

Background

  • Dodge, Jacob Richards was born on September 28, 1823 in New Boston, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Captain Jacob Davis Dodge.

  • Education

    • Academic and technical education (honorary Master of Arts, Dartmouth).

    Career

    • Teacher in Mississippi, 1845-1849. Editor in Nashua, N.H., 1850-1854. Editor American Ruralist, Springfield, O., 1857-1861.

      Edited reports United States Department of Agriculture, 1866-1893. Author of books and pamphlets on rural and political economy. One of commissioner to Vienna Exposition, 1873.

      Executed foreign commissions for Department Agriculture, 1873, 1887. From 1893 on editorial staff of Country Gentleman, Albany, New York.

    Works

    • Author of books and pamphlets on rural and political economy. One of commissioner to Vienna Exposition, 1873. Executed foreign commissions for Department Agriculture, 1873, 1887.

      From 1893 on editorial staff of Country Gentleman, Albany, New York.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Gove Buxton, October 20, 1846.
    • father: Captain Jacob Davis Dodge. Dodge
    • spouse: Frances Gove Buxton
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    Died 1902
    (aged 78)
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