Henry Cantwell Wallace

Henry Cantwell "Harry" Wallace (1866 – 1924) was an American farmer, journalist, and political activist. Wallace served as the Secretary of Agriculture between 1921 and 1924. He was the father of Henry A. Wallace, who would follow in his footsteps as Secretary of Agriculture under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was editor of Wallaces' Farmer from 1916 to 1921.

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