John Philemon Stout, 1887-1952

John Philemon Stout was the great grandson of Philemon Stout Sr. He purchased his own farm, the Maplehurst Farm, in August of 1915 near Chatham. He helped organize the Sangamon County Farm Bureau, was an influential member of many agricultural associations, and at the time of his death was Assistant Director of the State Department of Agriculture. Here are some photos of the farm equipment he used, some family photos, and his obituaries listing his accomplishments.

John P Stout – Elevator – Department of Agriculture

John Philemon Stout Grave

Villa Mae Stout Grave

John P. Stout Obituary