CHESNUTT, SAMUEL LEE, 1879-1955

Biography:

Agricultural scientist; university professor. Born–August 29, 1879, ¬†Hawkins, Tenn. Parents–Robert and Mary Chestnutt. ¬†Married– Emma Brown. Children– Two. Education– University of Tennessee, 1900; Peabody College, M.S. Taught at Concord and Farragut, Tenn. Agriculture teacher at Alabama College in Montevallo for thirteen years; appointed Assistant State Supervisor of Vocational Agriculture, 1918;¬†professor and head of the Agricultural Education Department at Auburn University, 1919-1950. Retired in 1950 and went to Panama for one year as a specialist in agricultural education under the auspices of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs. Died December 6, 1955.

Source:

Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Publication(s):

The Rural South, Background–Problems–Outlook. Montgomery, Ala.; Dixie Book Co., 1939.

Teaching Field Crops and Horticulture. Montgomery, Ala.; Brown Pub. Co., 1922.

Joint_Publication(s):

Poultry Production in the South. Danville, Ill.; Interstate, 1943.