Dennis Earl Rowe

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Dennis Earl Rowe

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Birthplace: Brooklyn, Kings, NY, United States
Death: Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States (Pulmonary Fibrosis )
Place of Burial: Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lawrence Eugene Rowe and Ruth Rowe
Brother of Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Retired Soil Scientist
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About Dennis Earl Rowe

Dennis Earl Rowe, PhD was the first of four children (Dennis, Sharon, Janet and Nancy) born to Ruth Lowe and Lawrence Eugene Rowe. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 21, 1945. He grew up in Lafayette, IN and attended Purdue University for a B.S. in Horticulture. After returning from a stint in the Army in 1971 He attended Penn State University where he received a PhD in genetics.

Dennis had a long and distinguished career with the United States Dep. of Agriculture and later as a faculty member of Mississippi State University. He was a Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America and the American Society of Agronomy.

Throughout his 32 years at his home in Starkville, he could be found tinkering in his tool shed or digging in his many gardens. He enjoyed supporting his children by attending their swim meets and also loved traveling to Hawaii, Iceland and other places around the world.

He married Cheryl 1973 and together they had five children: 1. Regina Rowe m. Michael Hull 2. Erick Rowe 3. Dennis Rowe m. Maria 4. Sherry Rowe m. Michael Ruby 5. Mathew Rowe m. Megan

He is buried at the Memorial Garden Park Cemetery in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Cause of death: Pulmonary Fibrosis



            
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Dennis Earl Rowe's Timeline

1945
1945
Brooklyn, Kings, NY, United States
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Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States
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Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States