Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Ihde, Herman 1877 - 1943
Definition: agricultural leader, b. near Neenah. He was educated in rural schools and began operating his mother's farm at the age of 16. He soon purchased his own farm, where he stressed milk production from his registered Ayrshire cattle. At the age of 19 he became a member of the South Greenville Grange and was master at 26. He held several offices in the state Grange, became master in 1919, and continued in this office through 1939. He was a delegate to the National Grange for many years and held the office of steward for a decade. Instrumental in organizing the Wisconsin Council of Agriculture, he was secretary (1924-1933) and president (1933-1940). He was chairman of the state board of agriculture (1939-1942) and was appointed director of the state department of agriculture by Governor Julius Heil (q.v.) in 1942. He was a regent of the Univ. of Wisconsin (1934-1936), and was cited for honorary recognition by the university's College of Agriculture in 1938. Madison Wis. State journal, Mar. 6, 1943; Natl. Grange Monthly (Apr. 1943); Univ. of Wis., College of Agric., Archives, 1938.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
18 records found
Icelanders in Wisconsin
Ihde, Herman 1877 - 1943
Ilsley, Charles Ferdinand 1827 - 1904
Inama, Adelbert 1798 - 1879
Ingersoll, Chalmers 1838 - 1908
Ingram, Orrin Henry 1830 - 1918
Iometah, Menominee leader, c. 1772-1867
Ireland, Walter J. F. 1923
Irish in Wisconsin
Irvin, David 1794 - 1872
Irvine, Thomas 1841 - 1930
Irvine, William 1851 - 1927
Irving, Roland Duer 1847 - 1888
Irwin, Robert, jr.
Italians in Wisconsin
Iverson, Andreas Michael 1823 - 1907
Iverson, Donald L. 1923