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Calvin C. Murray

Calvin C. Murray
  • Birth: 08/05/1907, Oakboro, North Carolina
  • Death: 10/09/2001
Date Honored: 10/17/1980

Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame

Dean Murray organized, molded, developed and directed the College of Agriculture's teaching, research and extension programs to serve with singular success the needs and advancement of agriculture in Georgia. He was instrumental in establishing the Georgia Crop Improvement Association and the Foundation Seeds to enable certified growers to carry on multiplication and distribution of seed stock of improved varieties. He established a statewide soil testing program, organized the Georgia Plan Food Educational Society and created the Georgia Agribusiness Council. He served in many capacities in the International Development Program and became Emeritus Regents Professor, Dean of Agriculture, University of Georgia.

Occupation: Dean and coordinator of the College of Agriculture.