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ALVORD, Henry Elijah [1844-1904] -- American educator, soldier, military instructor

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He was a specialist in dairy husbandry and a pioneer in the establishment of co÷perative creameries in New England. He was head of the Dairy Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Animal Husbandry from its establishment in 1895 until his death in 1904.  -30-
 

Chronology

1862
Enlisted in Union army (2nd Massachusetts cavalry)
1865
Appointed captain of cavalry in the regular army
1869-1871
First U.S. Army officer detailed to serve as a military instructor at a land-grant college
1872
Became a special Indian courier
1876
A pioneer in setting up co÷perative creameries in New England
1880c
Manager of Houghton farm, Orange Co., NY
1886
Elected professor of agriculture at MA Agricultural College

Selected Works

  • Dairy Farming (American sections; London, 1881)

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