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Baumgardner, Marion F., 1926-



  • Existence: February 7, 1926-

Biographical Information

Dr. Baumgardner was born on February 7, 1926, on Baumgardner Farm, three miles south of Wellington, Texas. He received his Bachelor's degree from Texas Technological College. He received his Master's and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue. He was an instructor with the State Soil Testing Laboratory at Purdue and in the agronomy department. In 1967, he became an associate professor of agronomy at Purdue. He was promoted to professor in 1973. Between 1977 and 1980 he was program leader for he Eart Sciences aresacher Programs at the Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing.

He was accepted for a three-year appointment with the Methodist Board of Missions to teach soil and crop science at the Allahabad Agricultural Institute, a college in the Gangetic Plain of north central India.


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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Feuer papers

 Unprocessed — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 20160115.1

University Place retirement community records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150717