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Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965


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    • Henry Agard
  • Variants

    • Wallace, Henry Agard, 1888-1965
    • Hualaishi, 1888-1965
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18881007
    • Death Date

        19651118
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1933
        • Affiliation End: 1940-09
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19410120
        • Affiliation End: 19450120
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Office of the Vice President
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1945-03
        • Affiliation End: 1946-09
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Commerce
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Adair County (Iowa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Danbury (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Salem (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: His Agricultural prices, 1920.
    • found: His The century of the common man, 1943:t.p. (Henry A. Wallace) [Info. from InU]
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, February 26, 2014(Wallace, Henry Agard (1888-1965); a Vice President of the United States; born on a farm near Orient, Adair County, Iowa, October 7, 1888; attended the public schools; graduated from Iowa State College at Ames in 1910; served on the editorial staff of Wallace's Farmer, Des Moines, Iowa, 1910-1924 and was editor, 1924-1929; experimented with breeding high-yielding strains of corn, 1913-1933; in 1915 devised the first corn-hog ratio charts indicating probable course of markets; author of many publications on agriculture; appointed Secretary of Agriculture in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 and served until September 1940, when he resigned, having been nominated for Vice President; elected in November 1940 as Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was inaugurated January 20, 1941, for the term ending January 20, 1945; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1944; appointed Secretary of Commerce and served from March 1945 to September 1946; unsuccessful Progressive candidate for election as President of the United States in 1948; resumed his farming interests; was a resident of South Salem, N.Y.; died in Danbury, Conn., November 18, 1965; remains were cremated at Grace Cemetery in Bridgeport, Conn., and the ashes interred in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa)
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    • 1980-01-17: new
    • 2014-03-05: revised
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