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Howard Edward Babcock

teacher , executive , agricultural organizer

Howard Edward Babcock, American agricultural organizer, executive, teacher. Member Governor Roosevelt’s Agricultural Advisory Committee, New York State Council Farms and Markets, Guernsey and Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association, Delta Chi. Owns and operates poultry and stock farms totalling 1000 acres.

Background

Babcock, Howard Edward was born on February 23, 1889 in Gilbertsville, New York, United States. Son of Howard Worden and Mary Emma (Donahue) Babcock.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1911 (honorary Doctor of Laws, 1941).

Career

Teacher Elmira (New York) Free Academy, 1912-1913. County agent Cattaraugus and Tompkins counties, 1913-1914. Assistant state director Farm Bureaus, New York, 1914-1915.

Secretary Agricultural Conference Board, New York State, 1917-1921. Secretary New York State Farm Bureau Federation, 1919-1921. State director Farm Bureaus, 1915-1919.

Leave of absence, 1917-1918, to serve on New York State Food Conservation Commission. Professor of marketing, Cornell Univercity, 1920-1922. General manager Coöp.

Grange League Federation Exchange, 1922-1932, 1935-1936. President Coöp. G L.F. Holding Corporation, 1932-1935. President Coöp. G.L.F. Products, Inc., 1937-1940.

Director The G.L.F. School of Coöp. Administration, 1940-1943. Director research (G.L.F.), 1943-1945.

Member business advisory council for unites states department Commerce, 1944-1945. Member National Research Advisory Committee since 1946. Assistant chairman Federal Farm Board, 1933.

Director Central Bank for Coöp., 1933-1939. Special consultant Farm Credit Adminstrn. President National Council Farmer Cooperatives, 1943.

Chairman New York State Emergency Food Commission, 1943. Trustee Cornell Univercity (Chairman of the Board 1940-1947).

Works

  • Contributor to agricultural jours.

Membership

Member Governor Roosevelt’s Agricultural Advisory Committee, New York State Council Farms and Markets, Guernsey and Aberdeen-Angus Breeders Association, Delta Chi. Owns and operates poultry and stock farms totalling 1000 acres.

Connections

Married Hilda Wall Butler, October 23, 1913. Children: Howard E., Barbara Elizabeth, John Butler.

father:
Howard Worden Babcock

mother:
Mary Emma (Donahue) Babcock

spouse:
Hilda Wall Butler

children:
Howard E. Babcock

Barbara Elizabeth Babcock

John Butler Babcock