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Kessler, Sherman O., 1914-2008

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: December 21, 1914 - November 6, 2008

Biographical Information

Sherman O. Kessler graduated from Purdue in 1936 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Husbandry. He earned a Master's degree in Agricultural Economics in 1938. He was active in farming in Montgomery County for more than 52 years, raising hogs, beef and corn.

Kessler served on the Board of Trustees from July 1973 to June 30, 1988. He also served as president of the Indiana Farm Management Association and was the recipient of two Sagamore of the Wabash awards. Kessler was a member of the Board of Trustees of Indiana Vocational and Technical College [now Ivy Tech Community College], served on the Purdue University President's Council, and was a member of the Purdue Farm Policy Study Group.

Citation

MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program Collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Citation

Sherman O Kessler. Porter Funeral Homes website. Accessed October 18, 2019. https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/obituary/288338?fh_id=10386

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 1
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection documents the history of Purdue University. The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with individuals associated with Purdue University. This is an active collection and will be frequently added to on an ongoing basis.
Dates: 2006-

Purdue University building images booklet

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20121025

Purdue University photograph collection

 Unprocessed — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 20070401
Dates: 1962 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1990s - 2006