Wayne Rasmussen


Age: 89

chief historian for the U.S. Department of Agriculture who enjoyed a 50 year career with the USDA before retiring in 1987, who wrote several books including A History of the Emergency Farm Labor Supply Program, 1943-1947 and who received the department's Distinguished Service Award.

Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease

Born: February 5, 1915

Died: April 30, 2004

Concord, Massachusetts