in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism. 1187 words.
Rodale, J. I. (16 August 1898–07 June 1971), health food publisher, was born Jerome Irving Cohen in New York City, the son of Michael Cohen, a capmaker and grocer, and Bertha Rouda. Both...