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Hugh Hammond BENNETT

Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations , United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils , Charge

Hugh Hammond BENNETT, Charge, Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations, United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.

Background

BENNETT, Hugh Hammond was born on April 15, 1881 in Wadesboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Osborne and Rosa (Hammond) Bennett.

Education

University of North Carolina. Bachelor of Science.

Career

C. In charge, Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations, United States Bureau of Chemical and Soils, since 1929.

Membership

Member, Commission to report agricultural possibilities of Canal Zone, 1909. Charge, agricultural expedition to Alaska, to explore regions considered for location of govt, railroads, 1914. Member, Chugach National Forest Commission, Alaska, 1916, Guatemala-Honduras Boundary Commission, 1919.

Soils member, Rubber Commission, 1923-1924. Made Soil Survejr of Cuba in co-operation with Tropical Plant Research Foundation, 1927.

Connections

Spouse Betty Virginia Brown, 1921, Washington, D.