Agricultural economist and editor at the Des Moines Register and Tribune. Lauren Soth was born in Sibley, Iowa, in 1910. He received B.S. (1932) and M.S. (1938) degrees from Iowa State University. Soth was in charge of economic information at Iowa State from 1934-1947 and was an editorial writer for the Des Moines Register and Tribune from 1947-1954. He was editor of the newspaper's editorial pages from 1954 until his retirement in 1975. Soth received a Pulitzer Prize (1956) for editorial writing encouraging a U.S.-Soviet agricultural exchange. He is the author of several books regarding agriculture.
From the description of Papers, 1945-1976. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 28641063