Department History

King Hall, circa 1901

King Hall, circa 1901

Historical Figures and Other Information

G.B. Lee, 1917-2006
Emeritus Professor of soil science, University of Wisconsin

F.D. Hole, 1913-2002
Emeritus Professor of soil science and geography, University of Wisconsin

M.L. Jackson, 1914-2002
Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin

Order M.L. Jackson’s “Soil Chemical Analysis – Advanced Course” here.

F.H. King, 1848-1911
Pioneer Scientist

Emil Truog, 1884-1969
Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin

S.A. “Doc” Wilde, 1898-1981
Professor of Soil Science and Forestry, University of Wisconsin

Turf Program

Read a brief history of the turf program at UW-Madison, Dept. of Soil Science.

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Soils of Wisconsin, by F.D. Hole

Hole, Francis Doan, 1913-2002

Soils of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976