Nebraska Authors

Franklin D. Keim

Born 1886-09-10 Hardy, NE (USA)

Keim Hall, the agronomy building at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was named in his honor. He mentored a number of students at the University of Nebraska who became important researchers, including 1958 Nobel Prize winner George Beadle. He joined the University of Nebraska in 1914, and served as Chair of Agronomy from 1932 to his retirement in 1952.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




University of Nebraska - Lincoln


University Extension Educator
Chair of Agronomy Department

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Common Grass Weeds of Nebraska. 1934.

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