Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — James Lynn “Jim” Graves

Jim Graves

  • Born in Ashton SD — 1924
  • graduated Pocatello High School — 1942
  •  University of Idaho 1942 & 1946-1949
  • U. S. Army 21st Armored Infantry — Europe — 1943-1945 WWII
  • degree in Animal Husbandry — University of Idaho — 1949
  • Idaho Agriculture Extension Service — Lewiston ID– 1949-1951
  • Boundary County Extention Agent — Bonners Ferry ID — 1951-1962
  • Masters degree — Cooperative Extension Administration — University of Wisconsin — 1963
  • District Supervisor of Idaho Cooperative Extension — Boise ID — 1963-1969
  • Associate Director of the Cooperative Extension Service for Idaho — Moscow ID — 1969-1971
  • Director of the Cooperative Extension Service for Idaho — Moscow ID — 1971-1981
  • Americans for International Development — Cairo Egypt — 1982-1985
  • Chairman of Calam Shrine Football Classic — 2000-2002
  • inducted into Idaho State 4H Hall of Fame — 2002
  • died in Moscow ID — 2002
  • Lifetime member of BPOE #249  — on lodge wall of remembrance
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