Scofield, Carl S. (Deceased)
Carl was born in Bloomington, Minnesota, on February 5, 1875. He received a BSA degree at the University of Minnesota in 1900 and immediately joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 1901, he completed a special course in wheat chemistry at Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers in Paris. In 1902, he published a major paper on “The Algerian durum wheats.” He was made agriculturist in charge of irrigation in 1905, publishing a number of papers and special reports on the quality of irrigation water. Carl was a member of the Botanical Society of Washington and a member of the Cosmos Club. He was elected to membership in the Washington Biologists’ Field Club in 1902 and terminated membership in 1910. He married Emma Theresa Scot on September 8, 1903, and lived in Lanham, Maryland. They had three children, Francis Collins, John Darius, and Marcia Ann. Carl retired in 1945. He died August 28, 1966, and was buried in Atlantic, Maine.