Henry M. Schacht (1916- ) served as the Farm Reporter columnist for the
(1959-1993) and Vice President and Corporate Secretary of California Canners and
Growers (1965-1981). His papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, serials, clippings, and promotional
materials relating Schacht's work as a columnist for the
San Francisco Chronicle as well as his
public relations activities for the California Canners and Growers organization.
Henry M. Schacht was born on February 28, 1916 in Pasadena, California. After graduating from the University of
California, Berkeley in 1936, he joined the University's News Service as a radio writer. In 1939, he was
appointed director of Press and Radio for the University of California, College of Agriculture, a post he held
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