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Olive and Ray Garvey

(1893 - 1993)  (1893 - 1959)

  • They pioneered style of large-scale corporate farming
  • Harvested one million bushels of wheat in 1947—largest known harvest for an individual
  • She authored award-winning poetry, plays, articles, and books
  • After his death she ran the company, which also included oil wells and cattle ranches