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Garland Lester Boykin, American government official. Member ICAFAO Agricultural Economics Survey Team, Nigeria, 1960; Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946; Mason, Rotarian. Home and office: Box 117, Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047.

Background

Boykin, Garland Lester was born on June 25, 1900 in Russell, Texas, United States. Son of James A. and Lyda (Garland) Boykin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry, Texas A. and M. College, 1922. Postgraduate Colorado State University, summers 1924-1926, Northwestern University, 1943-1944.

Career

With Palma Soriano Sugar Company (Cuba), 1922-1923. High school teacher and coach, 1923-1927, manager Clarendon (Texas) Chamber of Commerce, 1927-1934. County agricultural agent, Texas, 1934-1937.

State agricultural agent, New Mexico, 1937-1942, director, then associate director agricultural extension, 1946-1952. General manager Mimbres Valley Farmers Association, Deming, New Mexico, 1952-1958. Agricultural extension adviser United States Operations Mission, Manila, P.I., 1958, acting chief, agricultural div., to 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author report for Ceylon and United States Agency for International Development). Director Tri-State Associate Wholesale Grocers, El Paso, Texas, 1952-1958. Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

      Major Reserve Mason, Rotarian. Home and office: Box 117, Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047.

Membership

Member ICAFAO Agricultural Economics Survey Team, Nigeria, 1960. Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Mason, Rotarian. Home and office: Box 117, Mesilla Park, New Mexico 88047.

Connections

Married Lucy E. Matthews, September 2, 1924. Children: James L., Benjamin M., William E., Martha E. (Mistress.

father:
James A. Boykin

mother:
Lyda (Garland) Boykin

spouse:
Lucy E. Matthews

children:
James L. Boykin

Benjamin M. Boykin

William E. Boykin

Martha E. (Mrs Boykin