Leon M. Evans

Leon M. Evans, Jackson County-dean of agricultural finance in southern Ohio. His knowledge of agricultural finance and credit was unquestioned . . . outstanding county agent and civic and community booster, successful farmer, teacher and tireless worker in youth activities . . . vice-president of the First National Bank of Jackson. . . selected by the U. S. State Department to make a study of agricultural credit in Tunisia in 1959. . . Mr. Evans dedicated his life to the improvement of Ohio agriculture.