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Kenneth Post

educator

Kenneth Post, American educator. Member Society American Florists, New York State Flower Growers, American Society for Horticulture Science (president 1952), American Carnation Society (honorary), Chrysanthemum Society American (honorary), Sigma Xi, Pi Alpha Xi, Alpha Zeta, Pi Kappa Pi.

Background

Post, Kenneth was born on November 24, 1904 in Lake Odessa, Michigan, United States. Son of Commerce. Walter and Blanche (Howlett) Post.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan State College, 1927. Master of Science, Iowa State College, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell, 1936.

Career

Extension specialist floriculture Michigan State College, 1928-1930. Instructor floriculture Cornell, 1930-1936, assistant professor, 1936-1940, associate professor, 1940-1946, professor floriculture, 1946-1955, head department, since 1955.

Works

  • Author: Florist Crop Production and Marketing, 1949. Plants and Flowers in the Home, 1944. Also articles science and commercial publications.

Membership

Member Society American Florists, New York State Flower Growers, American Society for Horticulture Science (president 1952), American Carnation Society (honorary), Chrysanthemum Society American (honorary), Sigma Xi, Pi Alpha Xi, Alpha Zeta, Pi Kappa Pi.

Connections

Married Elaine Ainsworth, June 1930. Children: Larry Walter, Linda Louise, Kenneth Howard.

father:
C. Walter Post

mother:
Blanche (Howlett) Post

spouse:
Elaine Ainsworth

children:
Larry Walter Post

Linda Louise Post

Kenneth Howard Post