D. Howard Doane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
D. Howard Doane
D howard doane.jpg
Born July 30, 1883
United States
Died February 19, 1984(1984-02-19) (aged 100)
United States
Alma mater University of Missouri
Occupation Businessperson, writer

Duane Howard Doane (July 30, 1883 – February 19, 1984) was the founder and long-time Chairman of the Board of Doane Agricultural Services, which is the oldest, and for decades was the largest, farm management, appraisal and agricultural research organization in the United States.

Doane served on an agriculture task force appointed by President Herbert Hoover that was charged with reorganizing the United States Department of Agriculture.

He wrote four books and numerous articles for the leading agricultural journals and magazines. He provided leadership to dozens of civic and professional organizations throughout his lifetime. He received three Honorary doctorates.


He was born on July 30, 1883. He received a B.S. in Agriculture in 1908 and M.S. in Agriculture in 1909 at the University of Missouri where he was also the founding father of FarmHouse fraternity.

In 1948 he was appointed to a committee headed by Henry L. Stimson, and Harvey Hollister Bundy and James Grafton Rogers to study the foreign affairs activities of the Federal Government.[1]

He died on February 19, 1984


  1. ^ "Hoover Appoints Bundy, Rogers, With Stimson to Serve as Adviser for Inquiry". New York Times. January 16, 1948. Retrieved 2014-08-01. Harvey Bundy and James Grafton Rogers, two former Assistant Secretaries of State, will make a study of the foreign affairs activities of the Federal Government, with former Secretary Henry L. Stimson as their adviser, Herbert Hoover announced today. ... Dr. D, Howard Doane, founder and former president of the Doane Agricultural Service, St. Louis ... 

External links[edit]