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Henry Cantwell Wallace
Birth: May 11, 1866
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1924
District Of Columbia, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Educated at the Agricultural College in Ames, Iowa, he was a life long promoter of equality for agriculture and a better rural society. Appointed Secretary of Agriculture by President Harding in 1921, he achieved a distinguished record as an administrator for framer of agricultural policies. He promoted programs for American farmers following the first World War and was creator of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. In addition, he was the founder and publisher of the magazine "Wallace's Farmer". He died unexpectedly while in office following gall bladder surgery at the age of 58. He also was the father of 33rd United States Vice President Henry Aagard Wallace. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Carrie May Brodhead Wallace (1867 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Agard Wallace (1888 - 1965)*
  James Wilson Wallace (1898 - 1993)*
  Ruth Wallace Wijkman (1901 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 03, 1998
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Henry Cantwell Wallace
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