Agricultural economist; University professor. BornРOctober 28, 1911, Dalton, Ga. ParentsРFred Luther and Mamie Louise Carter Blackstone.  Married Laura Grace Wald, July 13, 1935. ChildrenРTwo. EducationРAuburn University, B.S., 1938, M.S., 1941. Assistant agricultural economist at the University of Kentucky, 1941-1942; taught at Auburn University, 1941 and again after 1946; professor of agricultural economics and rural sociology at Auburn after 1953. Died July 10, 1883.


American Men and Women of Science–Social and Behavioral Sciences, 13th ed. 1978;


The Present and Projected Agricultural Economy of the Appalachian Region of Alabama; a Report. Auburn, Ala.; Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 1968.

Recreation in the Appalachia and Non-Appalachia Regions of Alabama; Appendix F to Report for Development of Water Resources in Non-Appalachia Alabama. Auburn, Ala.; Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University, 1968.

Joint Publications;

Nutritional Knowledge and Consumer Use of Dairy Products in Urban Areas of the South.  Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1963.