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Henry Mevis Schacht, American writer, consultant.


Schacht, Henry Mevis was born on February 28, 1916 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Henry and Amelia (Claussen) Schacht.


Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1936.


Information specialist, University of California, Berkeley, 1936-1942;director agriculture, NBC, San Francisco, 1942-1959;director agriculture, ABC, San Francisco, 1959-1960;agricultural columnist, San Francisco Chronicle, 1959-1993. Director agricultural information University of California, 1961-1965. Vice president corporation relations, corporation sec.Calif.

Canners & Growers, San Francisco, 1965-1981. Freelance writer, since 1936. Consultant radio-television to Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) of United Nations, Cairo, 1963, Mexico City, 1965, Tokyo, 1966.

Director California Company for International Trade. Director Agricultural Issues Center, University of California.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) To the 21st Century - Study of Agribusiness to theYear 2000, 1983, History of the San Francisco Engineers Club, 1987, The Long and Winding Trail (History of the California Cattlemen's Association), 1991, Vision Solo - California Agriculture Report to State Department of Food and Agriculture, 1999, The California Cowboy, 2000.


President United States Fruit Export Council, 1972-1975. Executive secretary Commission California Agriculture and Higher Education, 1993-1995. Advisory board Agricultural Issues Center University California, 1990—2002.

Member Public Relations Society of America, Public Relations Roundtable San Francisco, National Association Farm Broadcasters, Agricultural Relations Council, National Canners Association (director 1966-1981).


Married Mary Joan Turnbull, December 30, 1937. Children: Henry John, Linda Joan.

Henry Schacht

Amelia (Claussen) Schacht

Mary Joan Turnbull

Henry John Schacht

Linda Joan Schacht