• Mary Ann Ritter Arnold Mary Ann Ritter Arnold

    Mary Ann Ritter Arnold was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Marked Tree Public Schools and continued her higher education at Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri; then the University of Missouri, where she received a B.S. in Home Economics. Mrs. […]

  • Jesse W. Mason, Sr. Jesse W. Mason, Sr.

    Jesse W. Mason, Sr. received an agricultual degree from Tuskegee University in 1932. For 51 years, Mr. Mason was committed to Arkansas Agriculture and the wholistic approach to community and economic development in rural Arkansas. He served as an assistant […]

  • John Measel John Measel

    John Measel was born on a 100-acre farm near Hermitage in Bradley County. Mr. Measel was a graduate of the  University of Arkansas, where he was a star on the Razorback football team. After receiving his B.S. degree in Agriculture, […]

  • Paul H. Millar Paul H. Millar

    Paul H. Millar was born in Conway and educated in the Little Rock public schools. He received a BSA degree from the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture and a graduate degree from the University of Illinois in Agricultural Economics. […]

  • J. K. Southerland J. K. Southerland

    J. K. Southerland developed a poultry operation beginning with 12 baby chicks, which he expanded to become the second largest such enterprise in the state. Mr. Sutherland’s business had its beginning in the 1930s on a small mortgaged farm at […]