Charles Ingraham

Charles H. Ingraham, Columbus was an agricultural economist who served the industry as a livestock marketing specialist for eight years and as a business management specialist for 15 years. His teaching and motivation in 4-H. FFA and OSU, and to fellow farmers and business employees have all demonstrated his boundless energy and his 50 year commitment to academic excellence. He is nationally known and respected for his work with cooperative education. From organizing and speaking at numerous seminars, teaching cooperative education at OSU to writing many publications, he continued to extend Ohio's agricultural reach nationally with his work for the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives and the American Institute for Cooperatives.

Ingraham was chairman of the Agricultural Economics Department Alumni committee and was the first recipient of the Outstanding Agricultural Economics Faculty Award at OSU. He has served his community as a participant in Civitan and Kiwanis Club activities and was a 4-H club advisor and manager