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Adult Awards - Pioneers

Each year, three or four living or deceased "pioneers" of the dairy industry are honored by the National Dairy Shrine. Pictures and biographies of these persons who have given so much to our industry are preserved at the National Dairy Shrine Visitors' Center and Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.


    ADAMS, Junius G. (1884-1961), North Carolina
    Jersey Breeder; President of Biltmore Farms

    AITKEN, D.D. (1854-1930), Michigan
    Holstein Breeder; Founder, National Dairy Council.

    ALBRECTSEN, Raymond (1904-1976), New York
    Extension Dairyman at Cornell University.

    ALBRIGHT, Jack L. (1930-2014) Indianna
    Educator & researcher at Purdue University

    ALFRED, Allen C. (1900-1963), Vermont
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Assoc. Pres. 1954-56.

    ALLEN, Nathaniel N. (1901-1959), Wisconsin
    Professor of Dairying-U.W.; Farmers' Nutritionist.

    ALLYN, Joseph Pratt (1883-1976), Wisconsin
    Established Allynhurst Farm-Brown Swiss.

    ALMQUIST, John O. (1921-2015), Pennsylvania
    Teacher and researcher in reproductive physiology.

    AMES, F. Lothrop (1876-1921), Massachusetts
    Guernsey Breeder; Founded Langwater Farm.

    ANTHONY, Ernest Lee (1888-1966), Michigan
    Dairy Educator and Administrator.

    APPLEMAN, Robert D. (1931-1991), Minnesota
    Extension Educator and Researcher

    AREY, John Allen (1887-1985), North Carolina
    Pioneered development of dairy farming in North Carolina.

    ARMSBY, Henry P. (1853-1921), Pennsylvania
    Professor of Nutrition; Large-Animal Calorimetry.

    ARNOLD, Floyd (1902-1994), Iowa
    Extensionist. Secretary of Iowa Holstein Association.
    Started Iowa State Dairy Science Club.

    ASTROTH, Frank B. (1893-1956), Minnesota
    Jersey Breeder and AJCC Leader.

    ATKESON, F.W. (1893-1958), Kansas
    Professor of Dairying; Respected Teacher-Kansas State University

    BABCOCK, Stephen M. (1843-1931), Wisconsin
    Professor Agriculture Chemistry-University of Wisconsin; Babcock Test.

    BACKUS, R. Austin (1896-1964), New York
    Holstein Merchandiser and Breeder.

    BAER, Arthur (1885-1929), Oklahoma
    World Authority on Ice Cream.

    BAIRD, James S. (1929- ), Wisconsin
    Hoard’s Dairyman Art Director & NDS Museum Developer.

    BAKEWELL, Robert (1725-1795), England
    Founded world's first breed registry organization; developed breeding practice of intensifying genetic
    merit in purebreds.

    BANG, Bernard (1848-1932), Denmark
    Discovered Bang's Disease and Undulant Fever.

    BARCLAY, Daniel W. (1872-1944), Washington
    Guernsey Breeder; Founded Chuckanut Farms.

    BARNEY, W.B. (1852-1933), Iowa
    Holstein Breeder; National Dairy Show promoter.

    BARRETT, George R. (1913-1965), Wisconsin
    Professor of Dairying-U.W.; Dir. of Prog. Dev., HFAA.

    BEANE, Craig (1922-2008), Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Dairy Leader and First President of National DHIA

    BENNETCH, Paul B. (1885-1963), New Jersey
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Association President, 1948-52.

    BEROUSEK, Ernest (1918-2010), Oklahoma
    Guernsey Enthusiast, Outstanding Judge of Dairy Cattle

    BICKERT, William G. (1937- ), Michigan
    Dairy Engineering Professor at Michigan State

    BLOCK, Alton (1920-2010), Wisconsin
    A.I. Industry leader, Dairy Management Consultant.

    BOESE, Robert F. (1917-1989), Illinois
    A.I. pioneer in semen preservation and distribution.

    BORCHERDING, James R. (1928-2014), Iowa
    Dairy Journalist and Editor for Successful Farming.

    BORDEN, Gail
    (1801-1874), Texas
    Invented condensed foods; evaporated milk.

    BORLAND, Andrew A. (1878-1958), Pennsylvania
    Professor of Dairying-Penn State.

    BOYKE, Clarence E. (1927-1997), Wisconsin
    Owner of Vir-Clar Holsteins, A.I. leader.

    BOYNTON, Hilton (1912-1998), New Hampshire
    Educator, administrator, respected judge.

    BRANDT, John (1885-1953), Minnesota
    Organizer of Land-O-Lakes Creameries.

    BULL, Duncan O. (1878-1950), Canada
    Jersey Importer and Breeder; Brampton Jerseys.

    CAIRNS, Gordon M. (1911-1992), Maryland
    Teacher, administrator, dairy cattle judge.

    CALDWELL, William H. (1866-1947), New Hampshire
    Secretary-American Guernsey Cattle Club.

    CAMPBELL, Lew (1915-1983), Pennsylvania
    Developer of AI cooperatives.

    CANNON, Clauson (1885-1977), Utah
    Professor of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science, BYU and Iowa State.

    CARR, Robin (1887-1961), Michigan
    Holstein Breeder; Founded the Rainbow Herd.

    CHERRY, Walter L. (1874-1946), Iowa
    Founded Cherry-Burrell Dairy Equipment Company.

    CHISHOLM, Hugh J. (1886-1959), New York
    Ayrshire Breeder; Owned Strathglass Farm.

    CLAMPITT, Harry (1916-1983), Iowa
    Milking Shorthorn Executive Secretary; Breeder.

    CLAPP, G. Howard (1896-1948), Wisconsin
    Herdsman and Holstein Breeder; Pabst Farms.

    CLARK, Ernest M. (1890-1951), Vermont
    Director of Extension-Holstein Association.

    CLARK, John S. (1891-1973), New York
    Dairy Cattle Judge; organizer of PDCA.

    CLONINGER, Dr. Wm. Homer (1909-1970), Missouri
    Dairy Science Professor; Extension Specialist.

    COIT, Henry L. (1854-1917), New Jersey
    Father of Certified Milk.

    CONKLIN, Clifford T. (1890-1956), Vermont
    Secretary-Ayrshire Breeders' Association.

    COOPER, T.S. (1849-1928), Pennsylvania
    Dean of Jersey Importers.

    COPELAND, Lynn (1898-1967), Tennessee
    Extension Dairyman-University of Tennessee.

    CRAIG, Albert (1891-1976), Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania Holstein breeder. Great supporter of youth programs.

    CREWS, Guy M. (1920-1999), Ohio
    Instrumental in equitable pricing of milk to the producer; AJCA

    CROWLEY, James W. (1921-1989), Wisconsin
    Animal nutritionist; developed Wisconsin's quality forage program.

    DARLING, Elmer A. (1848-1931), Vermont
    Jersey Breeder; AJCC President, 1894-1915.

    DAWDY, Max (1918-1997), New Hampshire
    Judging coach; Secretary of American Guernsey Association; National Dairy Shrine president.

    DELAVAL, Carl Gustav P. (1845-1913), Sweden
    "Edison" of Dairying-Centrifugal Separator.

    DEUBLER, Ernest C. (1889-1964), Pennsylvania
    Ayrshire Breeder; Mgr., Penshurst and Neshaminy.

    DICKINSON, Frank N. (1930- ), Ohio
    Renowned dairy researcher, educator and leader; USDA/ARS/AIPL and NDHIA

    DICKSON, David P. (1939-2010), Wisconsin
    UW-Madison Judging Coach, International Dairy Judge and Outstanding Teacher

    DIETRICK, Mathias 'Mat' (1915-), Wisconsin
    Shaped the modern AI industry; strong leader; ABS

    DODGE, James E. (1873-1935), New York
    Livestock Breeder; Manager, Hood and Emmadine.

    DRAKE, Max (1910- 2001), Ohio
    Helped found and was first President of NAAB.
    General Manager, Noba, 1943-1977.

    DuPUIS, John G. (1875-1955), Florida
    Pioneer of dairying in southern Florida. Promoted the importance of milk quality. Started White Belt Dairy.

    ECKLES, Clarence H. (1875-1933), Minnesota
    Professor of Dairying-University of Minnesota.

    ERICKSON, John (1868-1935), Wisconsin
    A great builder of the Holstein breed.

    ERNSTROM, C.A. "Tony" (1922-1998), Utah
    Researcher; educator; industry service

    ETGEN, William M. (1929-1992), Virginia
    Outstanding teacher, dedicated totally to student learning; author.

    EUSTIS, Francis W. (1914-1997), Ohio
    Renowned artist & developer of breed true type model cows.

    EWING, Morris B. (1926-2013), Arizona
    Premier sire analyst for Curtiss and ABS.

    FAIRCHILD, J.A. "Jack" (1908-1981), Pennsylvania
    Holstein breeder and classifier; helped introduce descriptive coding.

    FITCH, James B. (1888-1962), Minnesota
    Professor of Dairying-University of Minnesota.

    FITZPATRICK, W.W. (1890-1962), North Carolina
    Guernsey Breeder; Quail Roost Farm Manager.

    FOOTE, Robert (1922-2008), New York
    Professor of Dairying-Cornell University.

    FOSTER, O. F. (1892-1973), Michigan
    Developed Lakefield line of Holstein Cattle.

    FRASER, J.M. "Jack" (1904-1979), Ontario
    Started Spring Farm; prominent judge and Holstein breeder.

    FRASER, Jack (1893-1960), Canada
    Guernsey Breeder and Breed Association Leader.

    FRASER, Wilber J. (1869-1945), Illinois
    Professor of Dairying; Founded American Dairy Science Association

    FRENCH, Lewis C. (1893-1960), Wisconsin
    Agricultural Journalist-Milwaukee Journal.

    FUSSELL, Jacob (1819-1912), Maryland
    Pioneer of Ice Cream Industry.

    GAINES, Walter Lee (1881-1950), Illinois
    Professor of Dairying-University of Illinois.

    GALUSHA, Arthur G. (1875-1953), Massachusetts
    Developed Green Meadow and Coronation Bloodlines.

    GEARHART, Charles. R. (1893-1967), Pennsylvania
    Promoted and developed National DHIA Program.

    GIBSON, David (1924-2013), Vermont
    Ayrshire Breeders Association Secretary, Breed Assn. Innovator.

    GILL, E.T. (1861-1941), New Jersey
    Guernsey Breeder; long-time AGCC leader.

    GILLETT, Wilson Judd (1864-1921), Wisconsin
    Original organizer of Wisconsin Holstein Association.

    GLOVER, Arthur J. (1873-1949), Wisconsin
    Editor of Hoard's Dairyman; Holstein Breeder.

    GOOD, Hugh D. (1902-1981), California
    Holstein breeder; leader in dairy product education and promotion.

    GORDON, G. Eddy (1892-1959), California
    Extension Dairyman; California Agricultural Leader.

    GOW, Robert M. (1856-1937), New York
    Secretary and Historian of AJCC.

    GRAF, Truman (1922- ), Wisconsin
    Agricultural Economics Professor at UW-Madison

    GRAHAM, Christopher (1856-1952), Minnesota
    Holstein Breeder; Co-founder of Mayo Clinic.

    GRAVES, Charles T. (1862-1932), Missouri
    Jersey Breeder; AJCC Director.

    GRAY, Chester E. (1881-1944), California
    Discovered powdered milk process.

    GREEN, Merle H. (1904-1989), Michigan
    Developed Green Meadow Farm.

    GREENE, Samuel H. (1870-1956), California
    Dairy Industry Leader-California. Dairy Council.

    GREENOUGH, Ernest E. (1884-1972), California
    Jersey Breeder; Sunshine Jersey Farm.

    HAECKER, Theophilus L. (1846-1931), Minnesota
    Professor of Dairying-University of Minnesota.

    HALL, Gordon (1885-1968), New Jersey
    Livestock importer; Guernsey enthusiast.

    HANSEL, William (1918- ), Louisiana
    Leading reproductive researcher at Cornell and Louisiana State University

    HANSEN, Axel (1887-1964), Minnesota
    Holstein Breeder; Agriculture Director, Femco Farms.

    HANSEN, Elmer N. (1898-1985), California
    Educator; Guernsey Classifier.

    HARDY, W.J. (1892-1955), Missouri
    American Milking Shorthorn Society Secretary.

    HARMON, Guy E. (1888-1951), Maryland
    Noted Guernsey Breeder and Judge.

    HARRISON, Edwin S. "E.S." (1899-1973), New York
    Professor at Cornell; wrote "Judging Dairy Cattle."

    HART, Edwin B. (1874-1953), Wisconsin
    Professor of Agricultural Chemistry-Univeristy of Wisconsin

    HASKELL, H.G. (1870-1951), Pennsylvania
    Guernsey Breeder; Founded Hill Girt Farm.

    HEEP, Herman F. (1899-1960), Texas
    Jersey Breeder; AJCC President, 1946-48.

    HEFFERING, R. Peter (1931-2012), Canada
    Master Breeder & Merchandiser at Hanover Hill Farms

    HEILMAN, Robert D. (1935- ), Virginia
    International Holstein Genetic Market Developer

    HENDERSON, C.R. (1911-1989), New York
    Developed genetic sire evaluation procedures; pioneered sire sampling programs.

    HENRY, Carl W. (1882-1955), Colorado
    Holstein breeder and agricultural leader.

    HENRY, William Arnon (1850-1932), Wisconsin
    Professor and First Dean,University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture.

    HETTS, Allen C. (1921-1973), Wisconsin
    Owned and operated Crescent Beauty Holstein Farm.

    HETTS, John (1879-1958), Wisconsin
    Holstein Breeder-Crescent Beauty Holsteins.

    HIGLEY, Philip (1903-2007), Wisconsin
    Pioneer in A.I Industry at ABS

    HOARD, William D. (1836-1918), Wisconsin
    Hoard's Dairyman founder; Governor of Wisconsin.

    HOPE, Joseph I. (1857-1945), New Jersey
    Guernsey Importer and Breeder.

    HOPKINS, Frank (1894-1970), California
    Holstein Breeder; Leader in Cal. Milk Producer's Fed.

    HORR, C.W. (1837-1934), Ohio
    Early holstein breeder; HFAA President, 1892-1893.

    HOUGHTON, Charles (1821-1891), Vermont
    First Holstein Breed Association Secretary.

    HOUGHTON, Frederick L. (1859-1927), Vermont
    Second Secretary, HFAA, 1894-1927.

    HOUSEHOLDER, Glen M. (1890-1966), Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Institutional Farms' Director; HFAA Ext. Director.

    HOWARD, Merle (1918-2004) Wisconsin
    Classifier, Breeder, Merchandiser and Youth Mentor

    HOWIE, Adda-Florette
    (1852-1936), Wisconsin
    Pioneer in sanitation and gentle treatment of cattle.

    HOXIE, Solomon (1829-1917), New York
    Holstein importer; Pioneered official testing.

    HULL, Lewis E. (1872-1945), Ohio
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Founded Lake View Herd.

    HULL, Vernon C. (1909-1993), New Jersey
    First Brown Swiss breeder to receive Klussendorf Trophy; President of Brown Swiss Association.

    HUMPHREY, George C. (1875-1947), Wisconsin
    Professor of Dairying-University of Wisconsin.

    HUNSBERGER, Lyle E. (1913-1972), Michigan
    Guernsey Breeder; Managed Lyrene Farm.

    HUNZIKER, Otto F. (1873-1959), Indiana
    Professor-Purdue; Dairy Processing Consultant.

    HUSTON, C. Russell "Hap" (1901-1988), Ohio
    Guernsey Breeder; A.I. promoter.

    INMAN, Ira (1868-1954), Wisconsin
    Brown Swiss Breeder and Association Secretary.

    JAMES, William David "W.D." (1881-1948), Wisconsin
    Dairy equipment inventor and manufacturer.

    JARNAGIN, Milton P. (1881-1956), Tennessee
    Professor of Animal Husbandry-University of Tennessee

    JENSEN, Aage (1873-1936), California
    Developed Continuous Pasteurizer.

    JOHNSTON, Floyd (1899-1956), Ohio
    AJCC Secretary, 1947-1956.

    KAESER, Harold (1910-2003), Ohio
    Successful judging team coach and judge.

    KEENE, Maurice R. (1929- ), Maine
    Holstein Assoc President & developer of Raymau Herd

    KEENE, Richard (1935-2014), New York
    Respected Holstein Breeder, Dairy Judge and Industry Leader

    KEENEY, Mark (1894-1949), New Jersey
    Holstein Breeder, Essex Couty Institutional Herd.

    KELLOGG, Orris U. (1848-1935), New York
    Holstein Breeder; HFAA President, 1906-1909.

    KELLOGG, Richard H. (1912-2006), Ohio
    Manager of Central Ohio Breeding Association.

    KELLY, Charles (1899-1987), Wisconsin
    Leader in Jersey breed.

    KENAN, William R., Jr. (1872-1965), New York
    Jersey Breeder-Randleigh Farm; Inventor.

    KENDRICK, J. F. (1904-1973), Maryland
    Head, National DHIA Program.

    KINGSTON, Delbert H (1901-1986), Illinois
    Managed Curtiss Company farms

    KNIGHT, Robert L. (1883-1962), Rhode Island
    Ayrshire Breeder; Founded Lippitt Farm.

    KNIGGE, Charles "Pete" (1947- ), Wisconsin
    Wispride Farms, First Robotic Milking Dairy in the U.S.

    KNOTT, Dr. Joseph C. (1893-1975), Washington
    Leader and Spokesman for Dairy Industry.

    KNUDSEN, Thorkeld "Tom" (1890-1965), California/Denmark
    Developed "half-n-half"; Paper containers for dairy products.

    KNUTSON, Elis (1919-1983), Wisconsin
    Holstein breeder, showman, judge.

    KOCH, Robert (1843-1910), Germany
    Developed Tubercular Test.

    KRUEGER, Frederick Faust "Ted" (1922-1985), Illinois
    Chief bull buyer, Curtiss Breeding Service.

    KRUSE, Marvin L. (1919-2000), Wisconsin
    Three decades of leadership with Brown Swiss Association

    LADD, William (1855-1931), Oregon
    Jersey Breeder; Hazel Fern Jerseys.

    LAGE, Robert (1918-1991), Iowa
    Operated Stede Well Guernsey Farm, 1946-1971.
    Helped establish protein payments to dairymen.

    LARRABEE, Frederic J. (1873-1959), Iowa
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Civic and Political Leader.

    LARSON, Christian (1874-1948), South Dakota
    Professor of Dairying- South Dakota State University

    LARSON, Louis "Red" (1924- ), Florida
    Dairy producer, industry advocator and promoter

    LATZER, Louis (1848-1924), Illinois
    Developer and president, Pet Milk Company.

    LAWRITSON, Martin N. (1894-1956), Nebraska
    Extension Dairyman-University of Nebraska

    LEGATES, James Edward (1922-1998), North Carolina
    Gifted teacher, researcher, scientist; Professor and Dean, NC State

    LEWIS, James (1918-1994), Ohio
    Outstanding Holstein breeder & judge

    LILLY, A.A. (1862-1937), Minnesota
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Founded Lilly Swiss Farm.

    LINDSAY, Lowell (1945- ), Ontario, Canada
    International Renowned Dairy Cattle Judge & A.I. Sire Analyst

    LINN, James W.
    (1891-1957), Kansas
    Extension Dairyman-Kansas State University

    LONGO, Louis (1922- ), Connecticut
    Distinguished dairy producer, milk marketing pioneer, inventor, author.

    LOUDEN, William (1841-1931), Iowa
    Barn equipment manufacturer.

    LOWDEN, Frank O. (1861-1942), Illinois
    Holstein Breeder; HFAA President, 1921-1930.

    LYON, Norma "Duffy" (1929-2011), Iowa
    Innovative dairy promoter, butter sculptor, Jersey breeder

    MaCaulay T.B. (1861-1942), Canada
    Holstein Breeder. Developed the Mount Victoria Herd.

    MACK, J. E. "Gene" (1877-1952), Wisconsin
    Pioneered Purebred Holstein Auctioneering.

    MAJESKIE J. Lee (1941-2008) Maryland
    Judging Coach, Educator, Program Innovator at the University of Maryland

    MARSH, Wilber W. (1863-1929), Iowa
    Guernsey Breeder; Agricultural Leader.

    MARTIN, Andrew (1863-1932), Wisconsin
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Bred Jane of Vernon's sire.

    MAY, Leland D. (1860-1922), Pennsylvania
    "Father" of the Milking Shorthorn Breed in U.S.

    MC ARTHUR, James N. (1892-1972), Florida
    Brought modern dairy farming practices and dairy processing technology to Florida.

    McCAGUE, John Joseph E. (1899-1959), Canada
    Holstein Breeder; Developed Glenafton Farms.

    McCARRY, Miles R. “Mac” (1917-2006), Florida
    Respected industry author; Effective marketing/promotion leader.

    McCLELLAN, W.T. (1891-1968), Arizona
    Guernsey Breeder; Founded Shamrock Dairy.

    McCullough, Marshall (1924-1996), Georgia
    Highly respected writer, nutrition consultant.

    McDONALD, James M. (1881-1957), New York
    Guernsey Breeder; Founded McDonald Farm.

    McGILLIARD, P.C. (1891-1960), Oklahoma
    Professor of Dairying-Oklahoma State University

    McGUIRE, A.J. (1874-1933), Minnesota
    Organized Cooperative Creameries.

    McKAY, George L. (1858-1928), Iowa
    Professor of Dairying -Iowa State University

    McKERROW, Gavin Walter (1893-1978), Wisconsin
    Founded Golden Guernsey Dairy Cooperative.

    McKERROW, William (1883-1922), Wisconsin
    Guernsey Breeder and Sheep Breeder.

    MEADOWS, Elmer (1902-1983), Oregon
    Guernsey Field Representative; County Agent and Extension Specialist.

    MEGARGEE, S. Edwin (1882-1958), New York
    Artist; Painted True-Type Holsteins.

    MEIER, Earl S. (1924-1984), Oregon
    Brown Swiss Breeder; advocate of component pricing.

    MENDEL, Gregor J. (1822-1884), Austria
    Developed Laws of Heredity.

    MILLER, Gerrit S. (1845-1937), New York
    Early Holstein importer; Pioneer Holstein breeder.

    MISNER, Paul B. (1895-1965), Maryland
    Holstein Breeder; Dunloggin Farm Manager.

    MIX, Lewellyn (1921- ), New York
    Nutritionist, Researcher, Author

    MIX, Maurice (1924-2011), Vermont
    International cattle & embryo marketer, Leader of Holstein Type Classification

    MOORE, Joseph S. (1874-1960), Mississippi
    Professor of Dairying-Mississippi State University.

    MOORE, Percy H. "Pete" (1883-1959), Canada
    Holstein Breeder; Manager of Colony Farm.

    MORRILL, Justin (1810-1898), Vermont
    Authored "Morrill Act" Creating Land-Grant Colleges.

    MORRISON, Frank B. (1887-1958), New York
    Cornell Professor; Authored "Feeds and Feeding."

    MORTENSEN, Martin (1872-1953), Iowa
    Professor of Dairy Manufacturing-Iowa State University.

    MOSCRIP, W.S. (1878-1959), Minnesota
    Holstein Breeder; HFAA President, 1942-47.

    MOSER, John A. (1900-1984), Kentucky
    Milk Marketing Executive; Helped found Dairymen Inc.

    MUNN, Marcus D. (1858-1946), Minnesota
    Jersey Breeder; Dairy Council.

    NAFFZIGER, William E. (1887-1958), Illinois
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Bred Incomparable "Ivetta."

    NAIRN, Cuthbert, Sr. (1888-1970), Pennsylvania
    Ayrshire Breeder; Sycamore Farms and Blackwood Farm.

    NELSON, Marlowe (1928-2014), Wisconsin
    A.I. Industry Leader, Started Japanese Trainee Program.

    NEWLIN, George M. (1893-1971), Pennsylvania
    Guernsey enthusiast; Developed first Bang's Free herd in Wisconsin.

    NEWTON, Gordon (1917-1990), South Carolina
    A founding father of dairying in the Southeast; developed Gor-Lib Farm.

    NICHOL, William (1930- ), Pennsylvania
    Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Holstein Association. Cattle Exporter

    NICHOLS, M.B. "Nick" (1909-1994), Illinois
    Cattle exporter and sale manager. Helped form All-West Breeders.
    Helped build dairy industry in Equador.

    NIEDERMEIER, Robert (1918-1989), Wisconsin
    Teacher, researcher and administrator-University of Wisconsin.

    NISBET, Jack C. (1901-1965), Ohio
    Executive Secretary AJCC; Organized Wisconsin Dairy Records Program

    NORTON, Charles (1912-2003), Kansas
    Superb teacher, administrator, and spokesperson; Extension specialist

    NOYES, Holton V. (1871-1953), New York
    HFAA Treasurer and National Director.

    NUTTER, Fred (1893-1980), Maine
    Helped form DHIA in Maine; HFAA President.

    OLSEN, H.P. (1869-1949), Wisconsin
    Dairy trade journal publisher.

    OLSON, Clarence C. (1923- ), Wisconsin
    DHIA Extension Educator at University of Wisconsin - Madison

    OLSON, Norman F. (1931- ), Wisconsin
    UW-Madison Food Scientist, And Leader in Developing the Cheese Industry

    OPPERMAN, George W. (1922-2015), Wisconsin
    Browns Swiss breeder & Executive Secretary of the Brown Swiss Assoc.

    OVITZ, John W. (1884-1957), Illinois
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Association President, 1940-46; Physician.

    PASTEUR, Louis (1822-1895), France
    Father of Bacteriology; Pasteurization.

    PEEBLY, Robert L. (1865-1960), Oklahoma
    Jersey Breeder; AJCC Director.

    PELLISSIER, Frank (1898-1969), California
    Holstein Breeder; Agricultural Leader.

    PETERSON, Victor L. (1905-1972), Michigan
    Vo-Ag Instructor; Jersey Cattle Club Fieldman.

    PFEIFFER, Russell (1916-1985), Washington
    Manager-Carnation Milk Farms; HFAA President.

    PICKETT, Anne Nickerson (1804-1884), Wisconsin
    Founded first dairy cooperative in Wisconsin -1841.

    PIRIE, James W. (1912-1988), Texas
    A.I. Pioneer; helped form NAAB.

    PLUMB, Charles S. (1860-1939), Ohio
    Respected Teacher at Purdue & Ohio State Universities.

    PLUMMER, Oakes M. "O.M." (1869-1945), Oregon
    Founded Pacific International Livestock Exposition.

    POLINDER, Henry F. (1918 - 1998), Washington
    Prominent Holstein breeder and cooperative leader in the northwest U.S.

    PORTER, Arthur R. (1902-1981), Iowa
    Dairy Science Professor, Iowa State; Classifier; Judge.

    POWELL, Rex (1942- ) Maryland
    Expanded the use of International Genetic Evaluations working at AIPL

    POYNTON, John G. (1890-1954), Wisconsin
    Dairy Advertising -Hoard's Dairyman.

    PRENTICE, J. Rockefeller (1902-1972), Illinois
    Organized forerunner to American Breeders Service.

    PRICE, Robert B. (1893-1967), Texas
    Pioneer Southwest Dairyman; Civic Leader.

    PROCTOR, William R. (1863-1930), New York
    Jersey Breeder; AJCC Director.

    RABILD, Helmer (1876-1948), Pennsylvania
    Organized First DHIA in U.S. (Michigan).

    REAVES, Paul M. (1902-1992), Virginia
    Highly respected teacher; "Mr. Dairying" in Southeast U.S.

    REGAN, William M. (1884-1962), California
    Professor of Dairying-University of California.

    REMSBERG, John Homer (1897-1976), Maryland
    Dairyman and President of HFA, PDCA.

    REMSBURG, A. Doty (1923-1984), Maryland
    Sales Manager; Holstein breeder.

    REYMANN, Paul O. (1867-1940), West Virginia
    Ayrshire Breeder; Association President, 1921-1923.

    RICE, Victor A. (1890-1964), Massachusetts
    Authority on breeding better livestock; wrote two books.

    ROADHOUSE, Chester (1881-1969), California
    Research in milk flavors resulted in stainless steel milk tanks.

    ROBERTS, Percival, Jr. (1857-1943), Pennsylvania
    Ayrshire Breeder; Founded Penshurst Farm.

    ROBINSON, Palma L. (1921-1981), Tennessee
    Milk Marketing Giant.

    ROGERS, Lore A. (1875-1975), Maine
    Produced pure cultures for manufacturing Swiss and Cheddar cheeses.

    ROTH, Harry (1931-), Pennslyvania
    Pioneering Vision in A.I. Industry

    ROWE, Robert (1945- ), Wisconsin
    Leader in Embryo Transfer Research & Reproductive Technology

    RUPEL, I.W. (1900-1971), Texas
    Teacher, Researcher, Head-Dairy Dept., Texas A & M.

    RUSSELL, Harry L. (1866-1954), Wisconsin
    Agricultural Bacteriologist and Dean of University of Wisconsin

    SAGENDORPH, Arthur H. (1879-1946), Massachusetts
    Owner-operator Alta Crest Farm-Ayrshires.

    SALISBURY, Glenn Wade (1910-1994), Illinois
    Educator & scientist. Pioneered A.I. techniques and procedures in dairy cattle reproduction.

    SALISBURY, Schuyler M. (1889-1954), Ohio
    Professor of Dairy Husbandry-Ohio State University

    SATTER, Larry (1937-2006), Wisconsin
    Dairy Nutrition Research Professional and Administrator

    SCHAEFER, Bill (1908-1984), Pennsylvania
    Pioneered sire evaluation and reliability standards.
    Helped form NAAB.

    SCHALM, Oscar W. (1909-1982), California
    Preeminent authority on Bovine Mastitis.

    SCHINGOETHE, David (1942- ), South Dakota
    Educator & Researcher at South Dakota State University

    SCHNERING, Dorothy
    (1893-1973), Illinois
    President of Curtiss Breeding Service.

    SCHNERING, Otto Y. (1881-1953), Illinois
    Founded Curtiss Candy Farms and Curtiss Breeders.

    SCHMIDT, Harold J. (1917-2012), California
    Veterinarian, Researcher and Cattle Breeder

    SCHULTZ, Earl N. (1904-1976), Iowa
    Designed Programs for Guernsey Breed.

    SCHULTZ, L.H. "Bud" (1919-2012), Wisconsin
    60 years of helping solve practical problems of the dairy industry

    SCOVILLE, Robert (1876-1934), Connecticut
    Guernsey Breeder; Agricultural Leader.

    SEIPT, Donald V. (1928-), Pennsylvania
    Holstein Assoc. President & developer of Keystone Holsteins.

    SHERRY, Orbec (1896-1988), Wisconsin
    Brown Swiss Breeder and Exporter.

    SHIELDS, Peter J. (1869-1962), California
    Jersey Breeder; Agricultural Leader.

    SIBLEY, Rufus Adam (1841-1928), Texas
    Jersey breeder and philanthropist.

    SIMONS, D.T, (1882-1955), Texas
    Jersey Field Representative.

    SLY, K.C. (1900-1986), New York
    Manager-McDonald Farms; developed one of the great Guernsey herds.

    SMITH, John L. (1858-1930), Washington
    Holstein Breeder; Founded Hazelwood Holsteins.

    SOLBERG, Donald P. (1930 - ), Wisconsin
    42 years of dedication to improving dairy cattle in 50 states and 25 countries

    SOWERBY, Merton (1919-2014) Michigan
    Longtime Guernsey Classifier, Herd Manager at several leading herds

    SPAHR, Sidney (1935-1998), Illinois
    Accomplished researcher, dedicated educator; Godfather of electronic ID; University of IL

    SPECHT, Lawrence (1928 - ), Pennsylvania
    Extension dairy records and genetics educator at Penn State University

    STEWART, Paul P. (1877-1948), Iowa
    Influential and Popular Holstein Breeder.

    STRAUS, Nathan (1848-1931), New York
    Initiated compulsory pasteurization of milk.

    STROH, Charles (1910-1992), Connecticut
    Conservationist. Legal counsel for Holstein Association. Managed Eastern States Exposition.

    STUART, E. A. (1856-1944), California
    Founded Carnation Farms; Carnation Company.

    SWARTZ, Harvey W. (1906-1992), Wisconsin
    Showman, judge, sale manager and auctioneer.

    SYNDER, Obie (1926-2003), Pennsylvania
    Holstein breeder; national model for public service; Developed Singing Brook Farm

    TAYLOR, H. C., (1853-1940), Wisconsin
    Early President, Wisconsin Dairyman's Association, Jersey Breeder.

    TAYLOR, Joe S. (1914-1974), Pennsylvania
    Extension Dairyman, Penn State University

    TELFER, Arthur (1901-1979), California
    Guernsey promoter; founded National Golden Guernsey Program.

    THATCHER, Harvey D. (1835-1925), New York
    Invented glass milk bottle.

    THOMSON, A.C. "Whitie" (1908-1985), Illinois
    Dairy Promoter, Judge, Auctioneer.

    TODD, Alex (1877-1952), Washington
    Holstein Breeder; Cascade Holsteins.

    TROUT, Malcomb G. (1896-1990), Michigan
    Founder of homogenized milk.

    TRYON, Alfred H. (1878-1940), New York
    Manager, Strathglass Ayrshires; Promoted Dairy Shows.

    TUFTS, Leonard (1870-1945), North Carolina
    Ayrshire Breeder; Founded Pinehurst Farm.

    TURK, Kenneth L. (1908-1990), New York
    Head of Animal Husbandry Department, Cornell University.

    VALENTINE, John R. (1868-1921), Pennsylvania
    Ayrshire Breeder; Advocate of production testing.

    VAN NORMAN, Hubert E. (1872-1938), Indiana
    Professor of Dairying-Purdue University.

    VAN VLECK, Dale (1933-), Nebraska
    Dairy Genetics Research

    VAN SOEST, Peter J. (1929-), New York
    Cornell Professor, Research Leader on Forage Analysis.

    VOEGELI, Jacob (1863-1926), Wisconsin
    Pioneer Brown Swiss Breeder; Founded Voegeli Farm.

    VOEGELI, Jacob (1892-1978), Wisconsin
    Brown Swiss Breeder; Charter Member, Wisconsin Brown Swiss Assn.

    VOELKER, Donald E. (1921-2014), Iowa
    Pillar of Iowa and National DHIA Services

    WALLIN, Kenneth (1912-1998), Wisconsin
    Managed Midwest Breeders Co-op & Co-op leader

    WARING, George E. (1833-1898), Rhode Island
    First Secretary of Jersey Breed Association.

    WATSON, James G. (1886-1956), Massachusetts
    Agricultural Editor; New England Homestead.

    WAYNE, Ralph W. (1907-1995), Minnesota
    Extension dairy specialist, 1945-1972. Directed Minnesota DHI program.
    Wrote Minnesota Holstein history.

    WEEKS, William (1917-1994), Vermont
    Leading Holstein breeder & classifier. He developed the aAa analysis system

    WERNER, George M. (1898-1967), Wisconsin
    Extension Dairyman-University of Wisconsin

    WILLIAMS, Jesse (1798-1865), New York
    Pioneered factory system of cheese making.

    WILSON, Leslie V. (1893-1977), Minnesota
    Manager of Boulder Bridge Farm.

    WING, Hiram H. (1859-1936), New York
    Professor of Dairying-Cornell University.

    WIRT, Russell (1931- ), Minnesota
    Dairy Industry leader, Guernsey & Holstein Breeder.

    WOELFFER, Elmer A. (1897-1995), Wisconsin
    Veterinarian specializing in fertility.

    YOUNG, Owen D. (1874-1962), New York
    Holstein Breeder; HFAA President 1948-1949.

    YOUNGQUIST, Iver (1894-1977), Washington
    Holstein breeder; promoter; Helped start All-West Breeders.


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