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The Honorable Frederick Watts: Carlisle's Agricultural Reformer

17 Penn State Environmental Law Review 299 (2009)

19 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2015  

Mark Wayne Podvia

West Virginia University College of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2008

Abstract

This article details the life of the Honorable Frederick Watts, 1801-1889. A true “Renaissance Man,” Watts was an attorney, judge, reporter, businessman, President of the Cumberland Valley Railroad, gentleman farmer, Commissioner of the United States Department of Agriculture, and “Father” of the Pennsylvania State University.

Keywords: Frederick Watts, Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University, Cumberland Valley Railroad, United States Department of Agriculture

Suggested Citation

Podvia, Mark Wayne, The Honorable Frederick Watts: Carlisle's Agricultural Reformer (December 1, 2008). 17 Penn State Environmental Law Review 299 (2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2622552

Mark Wayne Podvia (Contact Author)

West Virginia University College of Law ( email )

Box 6130
Morgantown, WV West Virginia 26506
United States

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