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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Women were Columbia County Extension Agents, too


November 14, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Carol Anderson, her mother Edith Massey, and her husband Andy are shown with the Kaye and Lester Eaton family at Lewis and Clark Trail State Park for a photo shoot on camping and sourdough pancakes for an outdoor magazine.

DAYTON-Dayton resident Carol Anderson was also a county extension agent, in the Dayton Office.

Anderson said she wasn't the only female county agent, here. Rosealee Boyd, and Faye Rainwater served before she did and Cathy Lyman, served after she did. There were other women who served as county home extension agents, for shorter periods of time, she said.

"They were generally fairly young women, out of college. A couple of them were married and their husbands had jobs that coordinated down here," she said.

All county agents had to have a college degree, Anderson said.

Anderson received a B....

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