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Spaulding was raised on the family farm in Welches Creek before beginning his advanced education at North Carolina A&T College (BS 1925). Heading north for a second bachelors degree at Cornell (BS 1927), he went directly to earn a MS from Cornell (1928) and doctorate from Massachusetts State College (1935), working as a laboratory assistant during much of his time in Amherst to pay his way. Spaulding was raised on the family farm in Welches Creek before beginning his advanced education at North Carolina A&T College (BS 1925). Heading north for a second bachelors degree at Cornell (BS 1927), he went directly to earn a MS from Cornell (1928) and doctorate from Massachusetts State College (1935), working as a laboratory assistant during much of his time in Amherst to pay his way.
-His distinguished career in agronomy included stints on faculty at several Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including North Carolina A&T (1928-1937), Prairie View State College (1937-1938), Tuskegee (1938-1940 and 1942-1945), Langston University (1940-1942), and Tennessee A&I University (1946-1958). In addition to serving as head of Agriculture at both NCAT and Langston, he was appointed Dean of the School Agriculture and Home Economics at Tennessee A&I from 1953-1958. +His distinguished career in agronomy included stints on faculty at several Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including North Carolina A&T (1928-1937), Prairie View State College (1937-1938), Tuskegee (1938-1940 and 1942-1945), Langston University (1940-1942), and Tennessee A&I University (1946-1958). In addition to serving as head of Agriculture at both NCAT and Langston, he was appointed Dean of the School Agriculture and Home Economics at Tennessee A&I in 1953. Professionally, he was active as a member of the American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society, International Society of Soil Science, and American Grassland Council, and was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
-Lecturer Rosenwald School Negro Extension Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, South Carolina. +Spaulding was married twice: first to Leora E. Jones in Guilford, N.C., in June 1925, and then to Ella Walker Walker in 1955. Major Spaulding died on April 19, 1964.
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-Married twice: first to Leora E. Jones in Guilford, N.C., in June 1925, and then to Ella W. Walker, August 13, 1956. Children: Robert Boyd Hunter, Gena Maria Hunter +
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-Major Spaulding died on April 19, 1964.+
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