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William Marion Jardine

  • Birth 16 Jan 1879 Oneida County, Idaho, USA
  • Death 17 Jan 1955 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA
  • Plot A_225_17_6
  • Memorial ID 18742711

US Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served as the 9th United States Secretary of Agriculture during the Administration of President Calvin Coolidge from 1925 until 1929. Born in Idaho, he attended the Agricultural College of Utah, from where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He served as a professor at the Graduate School of Utah and went on to a position as a scientist at the research station of the Kansas State Agricultural College; the later he became president. During his tenure as Secretary of Agriculture, he was a proponent of the formation of Farm Cooperatives. He served as an ambassador to Egypt from 1930 until 1933 and following this period, he returned to Kansas where he served as Minister of Finance under Governor Alf Landon. Jardine later returned to his academic roots and served as President of the Municipal University of Wichita.

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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 2 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18742711
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Marion Jardine (16 Jan 1879–17 Jan 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18742711, citing Logan City Cemetery, Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .