Frank H. BuckDemocratic
Frank Henry Buck Jr.
Born: September 23, 1887 near Vacaville, CA
Married: Zayda Zabriskie (m. 1911, div.), Eva Benson (m. 1926)
Children: Six (including William Benson and Carol Franc)
Died (in office): September 17, 1942 in Washington, DC
1921-1933: President, California Growers' and Shippers' Protective League
1928: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1936: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1940: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
- Be Fruitful and Multiply: Buck had six children.
- In Honor Of: Eva established the Frank H. Buck Scholarship, which was awarded to 282 students between 1990 and 2010. Also, UC Davis has a Frank H. Buck endowed chair in the Department of Agriculture Sciences.
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]
Source: "History of the Buck Family in California and The Frank H. and Eva B. Buck Foundation" at buckfoundation.org (accessed 5/10/2012)