Lottie M. Randolph

Lottie Randolph, Perry County, was an exceptional agricultural leader and homemaker.

She was the first 4-H leader in Perry County, Grange lecturer, Farmers' Institute Instructor at the Ohio State University, Assistant Director of Agriculture in Ohio for eight years under two Governors, and special assistant to the Administrator of Farmers Home Administration, USDA.

She belonged to many organizations and took an active part in their activities, including secretary of the Central States Market officials, National Association of Market Officials, Women's Junior Executive Club of Columbus, and vice-president of the Columbus Business and Professional Womens Club. Mrs. Randolph served her church and community civic organizations.

In making determinations on Agriculture problems, her favorite expression was "Is it best for agriculture?" One of her basic beliefs was that homemaking is the biggest business in the world. She was respected for her forthrightness and fair dealings with people both in and outside agriculture. She was honored by many organizations for her generous service.