Forbes, Robert Humphrey

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AMH-PN1148
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PhD, University of Arizona professor, Arizona state representative
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Tucson
1867-1968. State representative from 1939-1952. Precinct representative (1942). Mentioned in the 4/2/1942 Minutes of the Pima County Medical Society, 1904-1954. Professor and dean of the UA College of Agriculture.

The Century of Robert H. Forbes: The Career of a Pioneer Agriculturist, Agronomist, Environmentalist, Conservationist and Water Specialist in Arizona and Abroad. By CHARLES C. COLLEY. Tucson, Arizona
Historical Society, 1977. From the book review by Harwood P. Hinton in The Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 48, No. 4 (Nov., 1979), pp. 619-620 (http://www.jstor.org/stable/3638712): “In 1967 Robert Humphrey Forbes died in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 100. Forbes had come to Arizona in 1894 to work as a chemist at the newly-opened University of Arizona, and by the outbreak of World War I he had directed the Agricultural Experiment Station and served as dean of the College of Agriculture….”
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