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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.)
 
Location. 33° 33.926′ N, 101° 48.435′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Touch for map. Marker is the City of Lubbock Cemetery, in the northwest corner of block 27. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2011 East 31st Street, Lubbock TX 79404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 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 (approx. half a mile away); Breedlove Airport (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Bradford Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Bradford Knapp Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Forks of the Brazos (approx. 2.2 miles away); J.I. Allison House circa 1950s (approx. 2.2 miles away); F W & D South Plains Railway Depot (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Categories. AgricultureEducation
 
Bradford Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Bradford Knapp Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 121 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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