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RANKIN, DAVID: 1825-1910.

David Rankin was born in Sullivan County, Ind., on May 28, 1825, the son of William and Elizabeth Gross Rankin. He attended local schools and was twice wed (1850 and 1878). He moved to Illinois and was a member of the Illinois legislature for three terms. He later moved to Missouri where he owned a 23,000 acre farm. Rankin served as president of the First National Bank of Tarkio, treasurer of Tarkio College, and president of the Midland Plow Company. He died in 1910.

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  • David Rankln, Farmer. Modern Agricultural Methods Contrasted with Primitive Agricultural Methods by the Life History of a Plain Farmer. Tarkio, Mo., 1909.Search "David Rankln, Farmer. Modern Agricultural Methods Contrasted with
                                        Primitive Agricultural Methods by the Life History of a Plain Farmer" by RANKIN, DAVID: 1825-1910. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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