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Government official

Sterling Ruffin Newell, American Government official. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award United States Department of Agriculture, 1959. With United States Army, World War I, 1918. Member American Farm Economics Association, Cosmos Club (Washington). M C.

Background

Newell, STerling RUffin was born on November 13, 1898 in Falls Church, Virginia, United States. Son of George Morgan and Elizabeth (Coghill) Newell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1922. AM, American University, 1930. Social Science Research Council fellow, Harvard University, 1931.

Career

Chief agricultural training, 4th District, United States Vets Bureau, 1922-1924;county agent, U. Maryland., 1924-1926;with, United States Department of Agriculture Crop Reporting Board, 1926-1934;with, Market Research division Bureau Agricultural Economics, 1934-1940;assistant to chief, Agricultural Marketing Svc., 1940-1942;assistant deputy director, Food Distribution Administration, 1942-1944;assistant chief and chief Livestock branch, Food Distribution Administration, 1944-1946;deputy assistant administrator for marketing, production administration, United States Department of Agriculture, 1946-1950;assistant chief, Bureau Agricultural Economics, also chairman United States Crop Reporting Board, 1950-1953;director Agricultural Estimates division, chairman United States Crop Reporting Board, Agricultural Marketing Svc., 1953-1961. Deputy administrator Statistical Reporting Svc., chairman Crop Reproting Board, 1961-1962. Consultant on agricultural statistics Organisation European Cooperation and Development, from 1963.

Membership

With United States Army, World War I, 1918. Member American Farm Economics Association, Cosmos Club (Washington). M C.

Connections

Married Esther Williams, September 8, 1926. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Hildreth Adele, Sterling Ruffin.

father:
George Morgan Newell

mother:
Elizabeth (Coghill) Newell

spouse:
Esther Williams

children:
Elizabeth Ann Newell

Hildreth Adele Newell

Sterling Ruffin Newell