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Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bradford Knapp

(Dec. 24, 1870 – June 11, 1938)

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Bradford Knapp Marker
Inscription.  Known for his leadership in the field of agricultural education, Bradford Knapp served as first director of the U.S. Cooperative Extension Service and helped plan and carry out World War I overseas food production for the Agriculture Department. He later served as Dean of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas (1920-23), and as the president of the universities now known as Oklahoma State (1923-28), Auburn (1928-32), and Texas Tech (1932-38).
 
Erected 1984. (Marker Number 484.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducation.
 
Location. 33° 33.926′ N, 101° 48.435′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker is the City of Lubbock Cemetery, in the northwest corner of block 27. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2011 East 31st Street, Lubbock TX 79404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Lubbock Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Buddy Holly Historical Marker
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By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Bradford Knapp Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Lubbock Cotton Club (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mary & Mac Private School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Breedlove Airport (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mount Gilead Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Bradford Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Bradford Knapp Marker
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By Allen Lowrey, March 10, 2021
4. Bradford Knapp Marker
Knapp Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, March 10, 2021
5. Knapp Headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4, 5. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas.

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