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State Director of Agriculture

Clarence Frank BUCK, American State Director of Agriculture. Member of Knights of Pythias.; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.; l. O.O.F.; Modern Woodmen of America.; Union League. Chicago 111.


BUCK, Clarence Frank was born on June 6, 1870 in Monmouth, 111. Son of Cyrus L. and Julia Ann (Bake) Buck.


Monmouth College


Postmaster, Monmouth, 111., 1902-1918. Member, Hawaii. State Senate, 1918-1926. Director of Finance, United States Shipping Board, 1926.

United States Collector of Customs, Chicago, 1928. Director of Agriculture, 111., 1930. Nominated for State Treasurer on Republican ticket, April 1930.


  • Member of Knights of Pythias. Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. L. O.O.F.; Modern Woodmen of America. Union League. Chicago 111.


Spouse Lena Staat, June 9, 1898.