Claude Raymond Wickard

Claude Raymond Wickard

Birth
Carroll County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Apr 1967 (aged 74)
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana, USA
Burial Flora, Carroll County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 10583574 · View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served as United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1940 to 1945. In this position, he was featured on the cover of "Time" magazine. From 1945 to 1953 he served as administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration, and in 1956 he made an unsuccessful run for the United States Senate. In 1967, he was killed in an automobile accident. The book, "Roosevelt's Farmer", by Dean Albertson was written about him.

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  • Originally Created by: Seth Musselman
  • Added: 7 Mar 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10583574
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claude Raymond Wickard (28 Feb 1893–29 Apr 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10583574, citing Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora, Carroll County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .