James U. Crockett (1915-1979)

Millions of television viewers got acquainted with this 1933 graduate of Haverhill High School when National Public Television picked up the program that started at Boston’s Channel 2, WGBH. It was titled “Crockett’s Victory Garden.” He began his career in gardening at the Gray & Cole Nursery in Ward Hill and studied horticulture at the…