Max Jenkins holds degrees in pharmacy and law and is retired from a business career that included the vice presidency of marketing for a nationwide wholesaler and CEO and president of a Nasdaq-listed company in New York. He also was the non-paid executive director of the Rochester, New York, Habitat for Humanity affiliate for six years. Max lives in Meridian.
In a Forty-Below Winter By Max Jenkins My Dad, Wes Jenkins, became part-owner of an auto sales company in Grangeville in the spring of 1948, when I was in third grade. He was always a good salesman, and he also … Continue reading →
And at 120 m.p.h. By Max Jenkins Last year on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24, my wife Jean and I drove to the Star Airport to skydive. It was a beautiful sunny day with no wind. People from our … Continue reading →
And a Lot of Idaho Talk Story and Photos by Max Jenkins When we left Idaho in June 1967, the sign at the outskirts of Boise read: “Population, 36,800 something.” Meridian’s population was about twenty-two hundred and mostly farmland. The … Continue reading →
And Why Are Idaho’s Wheat Crops the Best? Story and Photos by Max Jenkins My dad, Wes Jenkins, was known as a character in Idaho County. He loved kidding his many friends, and they loved kidding him back. For shock … Continue reading →
When the Road Was Being Built By Max Jenkins We had just sat down for dinner in Grangeville one evening in 1950 when Dad casually asked, “Son, would you be interested in riding a pack mule down a mountain to … Continue reading →