Henry Agard Wallace

Wallace, Henry Agard

 

Born Oct. 7, 1888, in Iowa; died Nov. 18, 1965, in Danbury, Conn. American politician.

From 1933 to 1940, Wallace was secretary of agriculture in the administration of President F. D. Roosevelt, and from 1941 to 1945 he was vice-president of the USA. Wallace supported Roosevelt’s policies in domestic and foreign affairs. In 1945–46 he was secretary of commerce. He was removed from office by President H. Truman because he rejected the policy of the cold war. In 1948, Wallace ran for president as the candidate of the Progressive Party, which he and his followers had formed. After he lost the election, Wallace retired from political life.

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Department of Agriculture at the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, Henry Agard Wallace.
The Illuminati symbol found its way onto our currency by way of a very odd and subversive man, Henry Agard Wallace, who served in two of our nation's top political offices.
251; see also Paul Mangelsdorf, Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965), in YEAR BOOK OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 195 (1966).
250-51; see PAUL MANGELSDORF, HENRY AGARD WALLACE (1888-1965): YEARBOOK OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 195 (1966).
Born in 1888 on a farm in Iowa, Henry Agard Wallace was reared on prairie populism.
In 1913 Henry Agard Wallace started a seed-corn business in Des Moines and got interested in the method that Shull and East had pioneered.