DUGGAR, JOHN FREDERICK, 1868-1945

Biography:

Agricultural scientist; professor of agriculture; administrator and editor. 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; additional study at┬áColumbian University (now George Washington University), Cornell, and the University of Colorado. Taught at Texas A & M College, 1887-1889; edited Southern Live Stock Journal, Starkville, Mississippi, 1890; assistant director of the Agricultural 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, 1896-1921; 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. Died December 25, 1945.

Source:

Marquis Who’s Who online

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.

Papers;

Papers of John Frederick Duggar are included in the Duggar Family Papers collection in the Department of Special Collections in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.