Claude Burton Hutchison Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, U. Missouri, 1908, Doctor of Laws, 1937. Master of Science in Agriculture, Cornell Univercity, 1913. Master of Science, Harvard, 1917.
Honorary Doctor of Agriculture, U. Sophia, Bulgaria, 1939. Doctor of Laws, University California, 1953.
1 son, Claude Burton, Junior With University of Missouri, advancing to professor agronomy, 1908-1913, professor farm crops, 1913-1916. Professor plant breeding, Cornell Univercity, 1916-1922. Professor same, University of California, also director branch of the College of Agriculture, 1922-1924.
Associate director agricultural education for Europe, International Education Board, 1924-1926, director, 1926-1928. Professor agriculture and director Giannini Foundation of Agriculture Economics, University of California, 1928-1931, professor agriculture, dean of College of Agriculture, also director of Agricultural Experiment Station, 1930-1949, vice president university, 1945-1952, retired. Dean agriculture U. Nevada, 1952-1954.
Mayor, City of Berkeley, California, from 1955. Chairman China-United States Joint Agricultural Mission to China, 1946. Chairman California State Soil Conservation Commission, 1940-1948.
President Association Land Grant Colleges Universities, 1943-1944.
Member California Board Agriculture, 1944-1952. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Botanical Society America, American Society Agronomy, American Genetics Association, American Society of Naturalists, Genetics Society of America, Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta (national president 1914-1923), Gamma Alpha.
Member Chechoslovakian Academy Agriculture.
Married Roxie Ruth Prichard, December 23, 1908.; married second, Mabel B. Bull, October 3, 1931. Children: Helen, Ruth, Betty, Lucille.