A. B. Graham Photo

A. B. Graham

Born: 1868

Death: Jan 14, 1960

Birthplace: Ohio

Nationality: United States

A. B. Graham

Date of Birth : 1868
Date of Death : Jan 14, 1960
Birth Place : Ohio

Albert Belmont Graham was born in Lena, Ohio. He was a country schoolmaster and agriculture extension pioneer at The Ohio State University. Graham taught at an integrated rural school in Springfield Township, Clark County. Later, Graham worked at the United States Department of Agriculture as the Federal Extension Director. On January 15, 1902, Graham held the first meeting of the agriculture experiment club in the basement of the Clark County Post Office in Springfield, Ohio. Through his diligent efforts, A. B. Graham is considered the impetus for founding the 4-H program across the United States.

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