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Wallace, Daniel A.



  • Existence: 1878-1954


Daniel A. Wallace was one of the leading champions for the farmer in the Midwest. He was born at Winterset, Iowa, in 1878, the youngest son of Henry Wallace (Uncle Henry), who was editor of Wallaces' Farmer and one of the greatest agricultural editors this country has ever seen. Daniel Wallace was educated in Iowa, and in 1901 graduated Iowa State University with a B.S. in agriculture. He had his early training in the newspaper and publishing business with his father and brothers at Des Moines and in 1903 went to Minnesota and took a position with the Webb Publishing Company of Saint Paul. Daniel Wallace remained at Webb Publishing Company for the rest of his business career, becoming editor of The Farmer in 1905 and directing editor of both The Farmer and The Farmer's Wife in 1919. Throughout his life, Daniel A. Wallace strongly supported the Farmers Cooperative and ardently worked for revision of state and national legislation to benefit the farmer. He died in 1954.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Daniel A. Wallace Papers

Identifier: MsC0178

Agricultural journalist. Business correspondence, speeches, and subject files relating to agriculture and the Wallace family.

Dates: 1905-1954