DUGGAR, JOHN FREDERICK, 1868-1945

Biography:

College professor, editor, agriculture extension director. Born– August 24, 1868, Faunsdale. Parents– Reuben Henry and Margaret Louisa (Minge) Duggar. Married– Frances Ambrose Camp, June 17, 1891. Children– Six. Education– Southern University at Greensboro, B.S., 1887; Mississippi A & M College, M.S., 1888; attended Columbia University (George Washington University), Cornell, and the University of Colorado. Taught at Texas A & M College, 1887-1889; edited Southern Live Stock Journal, 1890; assistant director of the Ag. Experiment station at Clemson College, 1890-1892; crop editor for U.S.D.A. Publications, The Experiment Station Record, 1893-1895; professor of agriculture at Alabama Polytechnic Institute and assistant director Alabama Experiment Station, 1903-1921; director of Alabama Extension Service, 1914-1924. Member of Phi Kappa Phi. Awarded medal for distinguished service by the Association of Southern Agricultural Workers, 1939.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.

Publication(s):

Agriculture for Southern Schools. New York; Macmillan, 1908.

Experiments in Beef Production in Alabama. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1908.

Local Fertilizer Experiments with Cotton in North Alabama in 1913. Opelika, Ala.; Post Pub. Co., 1914.

Potato Culture. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1896.

Southern Field Crops. New York; Macmillan, 1911.

Southern Forage Crops. New York; Macmillan, 1925.

Sweet Potatoes. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1897.