The American Poultry Historical Society will honor five outstanding individuals by inducting them into the American Poultry Industry Hall of Fame. Louis C. Arrington, S. Allen Edgar, Hardy M. Edwards, Jr., Jack Ray England, and Bruce Glick, will be inducted into the American Poultry Hall of Fame on Tuesday, January 29, 9 a.m. in Room A412 of the Georgia World Congress Center during the International Production & Processing Expo in conjunction with the prestigious US Poultry and Egg Association’s Lamplighter Awards. The announcement was made by Dr. Nick Zimmermann, Chair of the American Poultry Historical Society Committee of 30 and an associate professor of Animal and Avian Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
The American Poultry Historical Society was formed at the 1952 Boston Poultry Show. It has remained dedicated to the purpose of preserving historical records and honoring distinctive personal achievement. Preserved records are maintained in the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland.
The American Poultry Historical Society bestows this honor on a maximum of five individuals at three-year intervals. A bronze plaque bearing the image of each inductee will be on permanent display in the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md.
Including the 2013 inductees, 99 outstanding people have been inducted into the American Poultry Industry Hall of Fame. Information about past inductees may be found in publications of the American Poultry Historical Society.