Settled In

January 1, 1923

William H. Settle becomes president of Indiana Farm Bureau.

Indiana Farm Bureau President William H. “Bill” Settle, a Chester White breeder from Wells County, convinces Gov. Harry Leslie to call a special session of the General Assembly to establish a tax levy limit on real property, which results in a $30 million savings annually to Indiana farmers.

Under President Settle, the Social and Education Department, later known as the Women’s Department, becomes an official part of the Indiana Farm Bureau organizational structure.

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