Alabama Department of Archives and History
Reuben F. Kolb
Reuben F. Kolb served as Alabama's Commissioner of Agriculture from 1886-90. A prominent member of the Farmers' Alliance,
he ran for governor as a Populist unsuccessfully in 1892 and 1894. A successful farmer, Kolb was one of the early pioneers
of peach production in Alabama during the 1880s.