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Eugene Butler, American Editor, publisher. Board of directors Hill Junior College History Complex; member Federal Hospital Council, 1951-1955, Nation Cotton Advisory Council, 1962-1966; Member Texas Agricultural Workers Association (president 1940-1941, Distinguished Service award 1978), Dallas Agricultural Club (president 1935), Texas Forestry Association, South Carolina.V., Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Butler, Eugene was born on June 11, 1894 in Starkville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Tait and Dell (Bell) Butler.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Mississippi State University), 1913. Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1915. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1917.

Career

With, Progressive Farmer, 1917-1995;editor Texas edit, manager Dallas office, president, Progressive Farmer, 1953-1968;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Progressive Farmer, 1964-1984;editor-in-chief emeritus, Progressive Farmer, 1984-1995. Agricultural information specialist M.S.A. trip to, Europe, 1952. Member group educators and journalists selected by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to make goodwill trip to, South America, 1941.

Membership

Board directors Hill Junior College History Complex. Member Federal Hospital Council, 1951-1955, Nation Cotton Advisory Council, 1962-1966. Member Texas Agricultural Workers Association (president 1940-1941, Distinguished Service award 1978), Dallas Agricultural Club (president 1935), Texas Forestry Association, South Carolina.V., Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Sigma Delta Chi.

Clubs: Dallas Hardware and Implement, Ferndale Fishing.

Connections

Married Mary Britt Burns, June 11, 1921. Children: Eugene Britt, Mary Jean.

father:
Tait Butler

mother:
Dell (Bell) Butler

spouse:
Mary Britt Burns

children:
Eugene Britt Butler

Mary Jean Butler