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What is FarmHouse? || History of FarmHouse || Our Founding Fathers || The 4-Fold Building Process || The Central Attributes || Organization of FarmHouse || Honorary Members || Master Builders

MASTER BUILDERS OF FARMHOUSE

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What is the Master Builder of Men Award?

In 1950, the Master Builder of Men Award was created by the National Executive Board as the highest honor that FarmHouse can bestow upon one of its alumni members. Neither position, wealth, nor occupation enter into consideration for the award but simply what he has done to help others.

ACKER, Duane (IA 1949)
US assistant secretary of agricultural for science and education; President & professor emeritus of Kansas State University from 1975-86; previously served as vice chancellor and dean of agriculture (retired). Award bestowed 2000.

ACKERMAN, Joseph (IL 1926)
Managing director of Farm Foundation; National President of the Fraternity; Chairman of Foundation Trustees (deceased). Award bestowed 1954.

ARNOLD, Roy (NE 1959)
Dean of Agriculture and Provost of Oregon State University. Award bestowed 2010.

AMMONS, Jud (NC 1954)
Builder, developer and president of Ammons, Inc., specializing in construction, land development, real estate and retirement/health care communities. Instrumental in the building of the NC State chapter house in 2006. Award bestowed in 2014.

BAILEY, Harry H. (KY 1963)
Professor of agronomy at University of Kentucky; Kentucky Chapter advisor for 15 years (deceased). Award bestowed posthumously in 1990.

BAMFORD, Greg (CO 1967)
Owner and President of Bamford Realty, Inc, FarmHouse Foundation Trustee, and spearheaded the campaign to renovate the Colorado State chapter house. Award bestowed 2010.

BARD, John (WY 1965)
Real estate loan officer; International Board President. Award bestowed 1988.

BATIE, J. Russell (NE 1927)
His career was with the US soil conservation service; long-time Nebraska Association leader (deceased). Award bestowed 1980.

BEACHELL, Henry (NE 1926)
World-renowned rice breeder; worked for International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines, with the USDA and as a consultant in the rice industry; World Food Prize winner (deceased). Award bestowed 1992.

BECK, Sonny (PU 1959)
President and general manager of Beck's Superior Hybrids, a family-owned business and the sixth-largest seed company in the United States. Long-time civic and community volunteer and member of the Purdue University Board of Trustees. Named the 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association Agribusiness Leader of the Year in 2014. Award bestowed in 2014.

BEER, Charles W. (KS 1934)
Owner of a Dairy Queen franchise in Las Cruces, N.M.; leader in establishing dairy industry in New Mexico; instrumental in starting New Mexico State Chapter; first president of NM State Association (retired). Award bestowed 1992.

BELL, Floyd W. (KS 1921)
Professor at Kansas State University (deceased). Award bestowed 1962.

BENN, Harold W. (NE 1936)
Dean/College Administrator at Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colo.; served on National Board; instrumental in starting the Wyoming Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1966.

BENNETT, Bill (OK 1949)
Associate dean for resident instruction and director of development in College of Agriculture and agronomy professor at Texas Tech University; served on the Foundation Trustees (retired). Award bestowed 1996.

BERG, Rick (ND 1978)
U.S. Congressman from North Dakota, former International Board President. Award bestowed 2012.

BRIGGS, Dinus (SD 1966)
Professor of Animal Science at New Mexico State University. 16 year volunteer for the New Mexico State chapter and International Fraternity. Award bestowed 2012

BRIGGS, Hilton M. (IA 1933)
President of South Dakota State University; assisted in establishment of chapters at Wyoming, South Dakota State and North Dakota State (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

BUSCH, William M. (MO 1968)
Professor emeritus of scuba diving at the University of Missouri; faculty advisor to the Missouri Chapter since 1968; Award bestowed 2006.

CARPENTER, L. Myles (TN 1959)
Professor emeritus of Dairy Science at Mississippi State University; charter member of the Tennesse Chapter; faculty advisor to the Mississippi State chapter from 1964-2000; Mississippi Association Treasurer. Award bestoed 2008.

CHAPPELL, G.L. Monty (KY 1977)
Professor of extension in the animal science department at the University of Kentucky (deceased); Associate Member (1977); Advisor to the Kentucky Chapter; Award bestowed 2006.

CHRISTENSON, Cliff (MN 1936)
Seed analyst, State of Minnesota Department of Agriculture; long-time service to Minnesota Chapter and Association (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

CHRISTMAS, Ellsworth (PU 1955)
Agronomy professor at Purdue University; has served continuously on Purdue FarmHouse Association for the past 30 years, handling the treasurer duties (retired). Award bestowed 1998.

CLARY, Joe (NC 1977)
Head of department of occupational education at North Carolina State University. Award bestowed 1988.

COMPTON, Lawrence L. (KS 1926)
Secretary of the Kansas Crops Improvement Association (deceased). Award bestowed 1954.

CONVERSE, Ken (SD 1981)
FarmHouse Fraternity Director of Expansion, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Buena Vista University. Award bestowed 2010.

CRAWFORD, Reid (IA 1970)
Attorney, lobbyist and formerly Vice President at University of Maryland and Iowa State University; Iowa State legislator; Iowa Association President and chapter advisor for 12 years. Award bestowed 1996.

CROM, Robert L. (IA 1947)
Executive Director for Extension of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges; Dean and director of extension at Iowa State University; helped start ND State Chapter; former Foundation Trustee (retired). Award bestowed 1982.

DAHLBERG, Bob (IA 1947)
Director of Production for Pioneer Hi-Bred International; served on Foundation Trustees; Iowa Association President (deceased). Award bestowed 2002.

DAVIS, Charles D. (KS 1921)
Professor of farm crops, Kansas State University; instrumental in establishing the Kansas State Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1952.

DINUSSON, William E. (OK 1938)
Professor of animal science at North Dakota State University; assisted in establishing chapters at Purdue and North Dakota State (deceased). Award bestowed 1966.

DOANE, D. Howard (MO 1905)
Chairman and founder of Doane Agricultural Service; founder of FarmHouse Fraternity; National President of the Fraternity; Trustee of the FarmHouse Foundation (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

ERB, Ralph E. (WA 1955)
Assistant Chair of Animal Science department, Purdue University; made major contributions to building of Washington State chapter house (deceased). Award bestowed 1962.

ERICKSON, Lambert C. (ID 1958)
Professor of weed science and agronomy at University of Idaho (deceased). Award bestowed 1978.

FOLTZ, John (OH 1955)
USDA Deputy Undersecretary for Agriculture under Presidents Nixon and Ford. Award bestowed 2010.

FORD, Richard E. (IA 1954)
Professor emeritus at Oregon State University; formerly head of department of plant pathology at University of Illinois; International Board President; served on Foundation Trustees (retired). Award bestowed 1978.

FREDERICK, Roy (NE 1963)
Agricultural economics professor at University of Nebraska; past commissioner of agriculture for Nebraska; Foundation Trustee; chaired Nebraska campaign to remodel chapter house; has served on Association Boards at Nebraska and Kansas State (retired). Award bestowed 2002.

FRERICHS, Edward A. (NE 1919)
Underwriter with Security Mutual Life Insurance Company; worked extensively with the Nebraska Association and Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1958.

FRYE, Wilbur (KY 1977)
Pioneer in the research of legume cover crops in no-tillage crop production and 30-year member of the faculty at the University of Kentucky, where he was initiated as an associate member and was a long-time advisor and association volunteer. He is the author of more than 144 publications, including 17 books and book chapters. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (BS and MS) and received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech University. Award bestowed in 2014.

GAREY, C.L. (Bud) (NE 1937)
Managed research, development and technical support for the Polymer division of Ralston-Purina; helped start the Arkansas Chapter and was first Arkansas Association president; served on Nebraska Association and as chapter advisor (deceased). Award bestowed 1994.

GAUGER, C.J. (IA 1937)
Iowa State Leader of extension 4-H and Youth; long-time leader of Iowa State Chapter and Association; served on International Board; FarmHouse director of expansion 1981-84 (retired). Award bestowed 1984.

GODFREY, Darrell (IA 1973)
Co-founder of The Strand Group, a professional consulting and HR company; previously executive at several career-placement firms; Founder of Illinois State Chapter; served on International Board. Award bestowed 2004.

GOOD, Don L. (KS 1950)
Professor/department head of Animal Science at Kansas State University (retired). Award bestowed 1974.

GRAHAM, Terry (OK 1975)
More than 25 years as a volunteer for the Oklahoma State chapter and led the campaign to build the chapter's new house. Award bestowed 2012.

HAAG, Herman M. (MO 1927)
Research director of the Missouri Farmers Association; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1956.

HAMILTON, Harvey E. (OK 1956)
Associate professor of agricultural engineering at Auburn University (deceased). Award bestowed 1978.

HANSON, Clark L. (MN 1961)
Professor of agricultural education at South Dakota State University; International Board President; SDSU chapter advisor and long-time Association leader (retired). Award bestowed 1986.

HAZALEUS, Melvin H. (OK 1935)
Professor at Colorado State University; instrumental in establishing the CSU Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1962.

HEGGEN, Art (IA 1966)
An auditor and accountant, Heggen is the retired executive vice president of Corporate Planning of The Assurant Group. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam. He was chairman of the FarmHouse Foundation Board of Trustees and served as the International Fraternity's insurance director to the FRMT, Ltd. executive committee as treasurer. Award bestowed in 2014.

HOLBERT, J.C. (IA 1927)
President of J.C. Holbert Cattle Company; founder of the Iowa State Chapter; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1958.

HOLLAND, Robert E. (NE 1915)
State leader of agricultural agents in Nebraska; served as National President and National Secretary of Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

HOOVER, Toby (OK 1962)
Associate professor of large animal surgery at Auburn University. Award bestowed 1988.

HORTON, Maury (PU 1952)
National Program Leader with USDA; previously professor and department head for soil science at South Dakota State University; International Board President; Foundation Trustees (deceased). Award bestowed 1982.

HOWARD, Robert F. (MO 1905)
Rancher, Morton, Texas; founder of FarmHouse Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

HUTCHISON, Claude B. (MO 1905)
Vice President for Agriculture of University of California; Mayor of Berkley, Calif.; founder of FarmHouse Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

JOHNSON, Maurice (ID 1957)
Professor of Agriculture and Extension at the University of Idaho, State 4-H Leader, 25+ years as an Idaho chapter advisor. Award Bestowed 2012.

JORGENSON, Cliff (NE 1928)
Vice president and manager of the farm management department with 1 st Trust Company and National Bank of Commerce; served multiple terms on the Nebraska FarmHouse Association (deceased). Award bestowed 1992.

KEEFER, Bob (IL 1951)
President of Keefer Farms, Inc.; Foundation Trustee; generous contributor to endowment and scholarship programs with Foundation and avid supporter of young chapters (deceased). Award bestowed 2000.

KEEN, Robert C. (AU 1971)
Currently is President and CEO of Hancock Memorial Hospital near Indianapolis; past International Board President; Foundation Trustee. Award bestowed 1990.

KINSEY, Rob (NE 1967)
Partner in law firm; served on International Board; Fraternity's chief legal counsel; Nebraska Association President. Award bestowed 2004.

KLEIS, Russell J . (MI 1949)
Professor at Michigan State University; National President of the Fraternity; past Foundation Trustee (deceased). Award bestowed 1970.

KOHLMEYER, William (IA 1927)
Professor of economics at South Dakota State Univerity (deceased). Award bestowed 1974.

KRUSE, G.L. Richard D. (KS 1963)
An entrepreneur, venture capitalist and CEO/owner of Kruse Enterprises; Foundation Board of Trustees from 1999-2005; Major supporter of Campaign 2005 and to the Foundation; Award bestowed 2006.

KRUSEKOPF, Henry H. (MO 1905)
Professor of Soils, University of Missouri; founder of FarmHouse Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

LARSON, Kenneth L. (IA 1952)
Professor emeritus and associate dean of agriculture at Iowa State University; previously professor at Missouri and North Dakota State; served on Foundation Trustees; past FarmHouse Association Board member at ND State, Missouri and Iowa State (retired). Award bestowed 1992.

LECRONE, Fred (OK 1929)
Associate dean for resident instruction in College of Agriculture at Oklahoma State University; National Chancellor of Alpha Zeta; served on FarmHouse National Board (deceased). Award bestowed 1962.

LEMBCKE, Chris H. (CO 1967)
Retired farmer and cattle rancher near Wellington, CO; CSU FH Association board president and vice president and advisor to the CSU Chapter for 35 years; FarmHouse International Board from 1980-88; Instrumental role in founding Ceres Fraternity in 1984; Award bestowed 2006.

LETOURNEAU, Duane J. (MN 1944)
Professor of agricultural chemistry at University of Idaho; served as Vice President on FarmHouse National Board; Chairman of Foundation Trustees; assisted in establishing Idaho Chapter, advisor to chapter since chartering (retired). Award bestowed 1966.

LEWIS, Walter (KS 1932)
Polled Hereford producer and rancher; served as president of American Hereford Association and American Polled Hereford Association (deceased). Award bestowed 1982.

LIPTRAP, Dennis (KY 1962)
Swine technical consultant with Hubbard Feeds; president and CEO of IPKY, Inc. – a major pork producer in Kentucky; served more than 30 years on Kentucky Association, multiple terms as President; Foundation Trustee; past Michigan State chapter advisor. Award bestowed 2002.

LOEWENSTEIN, John (NE 1931)
Chief appraiser and manager with Equitable Life Assurance Company; served as Nebraska Association Treasurer (deceased). Award bestowed 1990.

LONG, Edwin E. (OK 1953)
A former state senator from Oklahoma, farmer and agribusinessman; served on the International Board and as Chairman of Foundation Trustees; also served on the Oklahoma Association Board. Award bestowed 1994.

LUND, H. Roald (ND 1955)
Dean of College of Agriculture, professor and director of Agriculture Experiment Station at North Dakota State University (retired). Award bestowed 1980.

MATHERS, Loys (NE 1959)
Forty-year faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky and 40-year volunteer chapter advisor and association volunteer with the Kentucky Chapter of FarmHouse. Former member of the UK Board of Trustees and helped facilitate racially integrated housing in the 1960s in Lexington. Award bestowed in 2014.

MAUNDER, Bruce (NE 1953)
Senior Vice President with DEKALB Genetics Corp. and considered one of the world's top plant breeders; instrumental in the founding of the Texas Tech Chapter (retired). Award bestowed 2000.

MAY, William S. (OK 1938)
President of Federal Land Bank in Wichita, Kan.; created and funded endowment for multiple scholarships through the FarmHouse Foundation and various universities (deceased). Award bestowed 1998.

MAYO, Henry H. (MN 1931)
Extension livestock specialist at Purdue University; founder of Purdue Chapter; served on FarmHouse National Board (deceased). Award bestowed 1968.

MCDANIEL, Preston W. (MO 1936)
Business management consultant; National secretary-treasurer-editor of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

MCGILL, David P. (NE 1938)
Agronomy professor and assistant dean of agriculture at University of Nebraska (deceased). Award bestowed 1974.

MCKEE, R. Miles (KS 1949)
Professor emeritus at Kansas State University in animal science; Served 9 years as chapter advisor to KSU chapter and has served on the KSU FarmHouse Association Board; Award bestowed 2006.

MEENEN, Henry (KS 1939)
Professor and head of agricultural economics and rural sociology at University of Arkansas; founder of Arkansas Chapter; Vice President of National Board (retired). Award bestowed 1980.

MESSERSMITH, Calvin G. (NE 1961)
Professor of Agronomy at North Dakota State University; VP on International Board; chairman of Foundation Trustees; long-time chapter advisor to NDSU Chapter. Award bestowed 1982.

MIDDLETON, G.E. (IL 1919)
Director of public relations, Producers Marketing Association; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1964.

MILLER, Dwane (WY 1959)
Professor emeritus in department of crop and soil sciences at Washington State University; served on International Board; advisor and association leader for Washington State, Texas Tech and Montana State Chapters (retired). Award bestowed 2000.

MITICH, Lawrence W. (WY 1950)
Extension agronomist at North Dakota State University and California-Davis (deceased). Award bestowed 1972.

MOODY, Bill G. (KY 1953)
Professor emeritus of animal science at University of Kentucky; president of Kentucky Association and Kentucky Foundation (retired). Award bestowed 1988.

MOORE, Robert P. (NC 1954)
Professor of crop science at North Carolina State University (deceased). Award bestowed 1976.

MORRIS, J.U. (MO 1917)
University extension service at University of Missouri; president of the Missouri Association (deceased). Award bestowed 1964.

MUMFORD, Dwight C. (IL 1920)
Professor of agricultural economics at Oregon State University; founder of Oregon State Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1970.

MUNSON, Rick (KS 1973)
Owner of Gatherings on the Prairie and is a real estate agent in Junction City, KS. More than 30 years as a volunteer with the Kansas State chapter and International Fraternity. Award bestowed 2010.

NEWLIN, Owen (IA 1950)
Senior vice president at Pioneer Hi-Bred, Inc.; Chairman of the Iowa University Systems Board of Regents (retired). Award bestowed 1998.

NODLAND, Truman R. (MN 1931)
Associate professor of agricultural economics at University of Minnesota; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1958.

OFF, Robert L. (CO '64)
Has served as Executive Director of FarmHouse for 32 years (the first 24 as Executive Director of the Fraternity and Foundation, the past 8 as first full-time Executive of Foundation); past president of College Fraternity Editors Association; past president of Fraternity Executives Association; earned CFRE credential; past chapter advisor at SDSU. Award bestowed 1990.

OVERHULTS, Kenneth (KY 1960)
Resource conservationist with US Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service; Lt. Colonel with US Army Reserve; Vice President of International Board; long-time leader in Kentucky Association (retired). Award bestowed 2004.

PACKER, Raymond A. (IA 1934)
Head of department of veterinary hygiene at Iowa State University (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

PETERSON, Roland (MN 1977)
Professor of Agricultural Education at University of Minnesota. More than 30 years as Minnesota chapter advisor. Award bestowed 2010.

PICKLER, Eugene (NC 1954)
Acclaimed expert in the poultry industry; professor of economics; served on International Board; Chairman of Foundation Trustees (retired). Award bestowed 2000.

PILCHARD, Edwin I. (IL)
Associate Professor at University of Illinois; former National Secretary-Treasurer of FarmHouse (deceased). Award bestowed 1956.

PINE, Wilfred H. (KS 1931)
Agricultural economist at Kansas State University; Vice President of National Board (deceased). Award bestowed 1968.

Raab, Dwight D. (PU 80)
State coordinator, Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Assoc.; University of Illinois; licensed appraiser & real estate broker; FarmHouse International Board of Directors, 1998-2006; president; 2000-06; centennial committee chair, 2005; Illinois association board member, 1984-2000; treasurer, 1990-97; president, 1997-99; foundation council chair, 2006-present. Award bestowed 2008.

RANNEY, Willard P. (TN 1959)
Professor at University of Tennessee; Founder of Tennessee Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1968.

REITZ, T. Russell (KS 1925)
Worked for the US Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service for 30 years; was 3-term mayor of Manhattan, Kan.; served many years on KSU Association Board (deceased). Award bestowed 1990.

REMY, Keith (IA 1952)
Senior publications editor in agricultural communications at Mississippi State; professor and science editor for the Ohio State University experiment station; instrumental in building Mississippi State's chapter house in 1991; long-time chapter advisor; past president of Iowa Association Board (retired). Award bestowed 1994.

RUSK, Earl W. (MO 1905)
Farmer and fertilizer sales manager; Founder of FarmHouse Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

RUSK, Henry Perle (MO 1905)
Dean of Agriculture at University of Illinois; Founder of FarmHouse Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1950.

SCHEIDENHELM, Elmer C. (IL 1923)
Dairy specialist at University of Kentucky; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1958.

SCHNEIDMILLER, Gary (WA 1968)
Owner and broker for Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty in Couer D' Alene, Idaho; Chairman of Foundation Board of Trustees; served as Vice President of International Board. Award bestowed 2002.

SCHRADER, Lynwood (KY 1951)
Senior Vice President of the Kentucky Utilities Compnay. Award bestowed 2010.

SEATH, Dwight M. (IA 1927)
Head of dairy program at University of Kentucky College of Agriculture; founder of Kentucky Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1976.

SHERWIN, Melvin E. (MO 1905)
One of the seven founders of FarmHouse Fraternity. A native of South Dakota, he earned degrees from the University of Missouri and the University of California-Berkeley. He was a member of the faculty at the University of Maine and chair of the Department of Agronomy at North Carolina State University (deceased). Award bestowed posthumously in 2014.

SIMS, Doug (IL 1965)
State coordinator, Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Assoc., University of Illinois; licensed appraiser & real estate broker; FarmHouse International Board of Directors, 1998-2006; president, 2000-06; centennial committee chair, 2005; Illinois association board member, 1984-2000; treasurer, 1990-97; president, 1997-99; foundation council chair, 2006-present. Award bestowed 2008.

SIMS, Fay (IL 1938)
Professor of Farm Management Extension in Agriculture Economics at University of Illinois; Foundation Trustee; long-time leader and advisor with Illinois Chapter/Association(deceased). Award bestowed 1984.

SINDT, Paul (NE 1939)
Assistant to the deputy administrator of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service in Washington D.C.; led the Nebraska ASCS office prior to that; Nebraska FarmHouse Association president (deceased). Award bestowed 1996.

SKINNER, Lew T. (NE 1911)
Former National Secretary-Treasurer of FarmHouse; National President of the Fraternity; Foundation Trustee (deceased). Award bestowed 1952.

SKINNER, Robert L. (IA 1946)
Executive President, Iowa Grain and Feed Association; National President of the Fraternity; Chairman of Foundation Trustees; first Trustee Emeritus; Chairman of Iowa State Building Fund (deceased). Award bestowed 1964.

SMITH, Chauncey W. (NE 1921)
Professor of agricultural engineering at University of Nebraska (deceased). Award bestowed 1954.

SNYDER, Darl E. (IA 1942)
Director of International Programs at University of Georgia; first full-time Executive Director of FarmHouse; past Foundation Trustee (retired). Award bestowed 1970.

STEELE, Harold (IL 1941)
Chairman and CEO of Farm Credit Administration in Washington, D.C.; previously served as president and CEO of Illinois Farm Bureau; past Foundation Trustee (retired). Award bestowed 2004.

STEVENS, Harold M. (NE 1940)
County extension agent with University of Nebraska; encouraged many young men within Nebraska to join FarmHouse (deceased). Award bestowed 1976.

THOMAS, Jack D. (OK 1971)
Professor of animal science at New Mexico State University; Helped found the NMSU chapter in 1987; Chapter advisor to NMSU chapter; Served on the FarmHouse International Board from 1994-2002; Award bestowed 2006.

THURBER, Tom (NE 1960)
Veterinarian who worked in research in clinical development-biological clinic development for several companies; Foundation Trustee; Nebraska Association President and chapter advisor (retired). Award bestowed 1998.

TODD, Harry E. (ID 1964)
Veterans Affairs Coordinator at University of Idaho; served on International Board (deceased). Award bestowed 1980.

Toy, John (NE '77)
Senior agronomist, Grain, Forage and Bioenergy Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture; Nebraska association board member, 1989-98; president, 1992-96; secretary, 1996-98; building fund campaign chair. Award bestowed 2008.

TUCKER, W. Lee (KY 1951)
Statistician and professor of agriculture at South Dakota State University; SDSU Chapter advisor (retired). Award bestowed 1976.

VOGEL, Orville A. (NE 1929)
Scientist and plant breeder at Washington State University; served on National Board; instrumental in starting WSU Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1964.

WALL, Stanley M. (KY 1951)
Vice President of University of Kentucky's community college system (deceased). Award bestowed 1974.

WEAVER, Randy (OK 1972)
Owner of Texas Battery Company in Lubbock, Texas; instrumental in founding of Texas Tech Chapter; served on International Board; chapter advisor at Texas Tech since chapter chartered in 1978. Award bestowed 2002.

WEBER, Arthur D. (KS 1921)
Vice president of the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University; National President of the Fraternity (deceased). Award bestowed 1956.

WELDON, Clarence W. (IL 1921)
Vice President of First National Bank of Chicago; served on National Board; former Foundation Trustee (deceased). Award bestowed 1966.

WILSON, C. Peairs (KS 1936)
Dean of the College of Agriculture, University of Hawaii (deceased). Award bestowed 1960.

WILSON, Harold K . (IA 1927)
Served as National Secretary-Treasurer of FarmHouse for 25 years; Associate dean for resident instruction, College of Agriculture, Penn State University (deceased). Award bestowed 1952.

WILSON, Roy L. (PU 1971)
Realtor and consultant; International Board President; FarmHouse director of expansion 1975-78; former Foundation Trustee. Award bestowed 1986.

WRIGHT, Karl T. (MI 1936)
Professor of farm management at Michigan State University; National President of the Fraternity; instrumental in starting Michigan State Chapter (deceased). Award bestowed 1956.

YEUTTER, Clayton (NE 1949)
Attorney with Hogan and Harston law firm; former US Secretary of Agriculture; President of Chicago Mercantile Exchange; Special US Trade Representative under President Reagan. Award bestowed 1978.

YOUNTS, S. Eugene (Gene) (NC 1954)
Vice president, professor and dean at University of Georgia; served as National Board President; chaired recent NC State Chapter House Building Project (retired). Award bestowed 1994.

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