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Claude R. Wickard

AKA Claude Raymond Wickard

Born: 28-Feb-1893
Birthplace: Carroll County, IN
Died: 29-Apr-1967
Location of death: Delphi, IN
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile
Remains: Buried, Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora, IN

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Agriculture, 1940-45

[1] United Brethren Church.

Father: Andrew Jackson Wickard
Mother: Iva Lenora Kirkpatrick
Wife: Louise Eckert (m. 1918)
Daughter: Betty Jane
Daughter: Ann Louise

    University: BS Agriculture, Purdue University (1915)

    US Agriculture Department Administrator, Rural Electrification Administration (1945-53)
    US Secretary of Agriculture (1940-45)
    US Agriculture Department Director, Central Division, Agricultural Adjustment Admin. (1937-40)
    US Agriculture Department Chief, Corn-Hog Division, Agricultural Adjustment Admin. (1933-37)
    Indiana State Senate (1932)
    Farm Bureau
    Rotary International

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