• Morris L. Bowman Morris L. Bowman

    Morris L. Bowman came from a large family and while many of his siblings chose to take up professions outside of farming, he chose to manage the family farm. Mr. Bowman has served in executive offices for numerous civic and […]

  • Joseph C. “Joe” Hardin Joseph C. “Joe” Hardin

    Joseph C. “Joe” Hardin was an Arkansas native and a lifelong resident of Grady, except for his service in the Army during World War I. Mr. Hardin served as President of Arkansas Farm Bureau from 1948 until 1955; he had […]

  • Lloyd Ernest Peterson Lloyd Ernest Peterson

    Lloyd Ernest Peterson was born in Decatur, Arkansas on October 3, 1912. He attended school in Decatur and graduated from high school in 1930. He decided to stay in Decatur and go into business related to agricultural products. In 1939, […]

  • Odie T. Stallcup Odie T. Stallcup

    Odie T. Stallcup was a faculty member at the University of Arkansas for more than 40 years. During World War II Mr. Stallcup served with the 35th Infantry Division in Europe and was decorated with the Distinguished Service Cross and […]

  • John W. Tyson John W. Tyson

    John W. Tyson was President and founder of Tyson Feed and Hatchery, the company that was to become Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest producer of meat products. Any industry that has grown as rapidly as the broiler business was certain […]