Brannan, Charles Franklin
(1903-1992)
   Harry S. Truman’s secretary of agriculture, Charles F. Brannan was born in Denver, Colorado. He earned his degree in law from the University of Denver in 1929 and began work in the New Deal as an assistant regional attorney for the Resettlement Administration from 1935 to 1937, and then as regional attorney for the Department of Agriculture. From 1941 to 1944 Brannan worked for the Farm Security Administration and became assistant secretary of agriculture in 1944 and secretary of agriculture in 1948. His proposals to maintain farm income and consumer prices, as outlined in the Brannan Plan, were rejected. After leaving office, he was general counsel to the Farmers’ Union from 1953 until 1990. He was also vice president of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs.
   See also Agriculture.

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