Harry James Reed Edit Profile
Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Purdue University, 1911, Doctor Arg., 1958. Doctor of Science, University of North Carolina.
Farm manager, 1911-1913. County agricultural agent, 1913-1916. Associate in horticulture, Purdue University, 1916-1917.
Assistant director, Agricultural Experimental Station, 1918-1938. Acting director, Agricultural Experimental Station, Purdue, 1938-1939. Dean and director, Purdue University School of Agriculture, Agricultural Experimental Station, Department of Agriculture Extension 1939-1957, now emeritus.
Appointed coordinator Federal-state rural development program, Washington, August, 1957. Chairman.Nat. Institute Animal Agriculture 1950-1957 director International Livestock Exposition Indiana State Fair 1939-1957. Leader United States Wheat Mission, Pakistan, 1953.
Leader United States Agricultural Trade Mission, Latin America, 1954.
Member Indiana Economics Council. Member Indiana Conservation Committee, since 1958. Member board Governors the Refrigeration Research Foundation.
Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Indiana Academy Science. Member American Society Horticultural Science, American Genetics, American Academy Political and Social Science, National Advisory Committee Agricultural Presbyterian.
Married Julia M. Heick. Children: Harry James, Junior.