McGRAW, EDGAR LEON, 1917-1987


Editor; teacher. Born– July 21, 1917, Anderson, Lauderdale County, Ala. Parents– Lee Andrew and Louisa Idenia (Nix) McGraw. Married– Jonnie Faye Richardson, April 6, 1938. Children– Three. Education– University of North Alabama, 1935-1937; B.S., 1941; M.S., 1949, additional study, Auburn University; University of Kentucky. Employed as an elementary school teacher, Lauderdale County, 1937-1939; assistant editor, Auburn University’s Cooperative Extension Service, 1941-1944; U.S. Army, 1944-1945; taught vocational agriculture, Town Creek, 1944-1948; subject matter specialist in vocational agriculture, Auburn University, 1948-1957; associate editor, Auburn University’s Agricultural Experiment Station, 1957-1968; head, Department of Research Information and Editor, Auburn University’s Agricultural Experiment Station, 1968-1982; edited, Auburn University Self Study, 1982-1983; Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1984-1986. Member– Phi Delta Kappa, Gamma Sigma Delta, Kappa Delta Pi; served as secretary-treasurer, Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists; president, Auburn Lions Club.  Died December 10, 1987.


Edgar Leon McGraw, Auburn, Ala.


Farm Business Management. Auburn, Ala.; Auburn Printing Co., 1962.

Geography of Alabama; Her Land and People. Montgomery, Ala.; Viewpoint, 1966.


Vertebrate Wildlife of Alabama. Opelika, Ala.; Craftmaster Printers, 1984.

Vertebrate Animals of Alabama in Need of Special Attention. Opelika, AIa.; Craftmaster Printers, 1986.