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William M. Jardine

AKA William Marion Jardine

Born: 16-Jan-1879
Birthplace: Oneida County, ID
Died: 17-Jan-1955
Location of death: San Antonio, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Logan City Cemetery, Logan, UT

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Agriculture, 1925-29

Father: William Jardine
Mother: Rebecca Jardine
Wife: Effie Nebeker (m. 6-Sep-1905, one son, two daughters)
Son: William N.
Daughter: Marian
Daughter: Ruth

    University: BS, Agricultural College of Utah (1904)
    Professor: Graduate School of Utah (1905-06)
    Administrator: Agronomist, Experiment Station, Kansas State Agricultural College (1910)
    Administrator: President, Kansas State Agricultural College (1918-25)
    Administrator: President, Municipal University, Witchita, KS (1934-39)

    Treasurer of Kansas (1933-34)
    US Ambassador to Egypt (1930-33)
    US Secretary of Agriculture (1925-29)
    American Bankers Association Advisory Council, Agricultural Commission
    American Forestry Association
    American Society of Agronomy President (1916-17)
    Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka Public Interest Director
    Federal Savings and Loan Advisory Council
    Investment Corporation of America Chairman
    National Research Council Executive Board
    National Safety Council :Board of Directors
    Rotary International
    Washington Academy of Sciences VP
    Alpha Zeta Agricutural Fraternity
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

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