International Live Stock Exposition Secretary and Manager for 40 years.
1868-1946 | Artist: Robert Wadsworth Grafton (1876-1936)
Impact & Accomplishments
Associated with the International Live Stock Exposition since its inception in 1900, and secretary and manager for forty years, Barney Heide initially joined the staff of the Union Stock Yards in 1890.
He traveled with the hospitality tent, to promote the International at state fairs throughout the Midwest. Heide was a director of the Illinois State Fair and member of the Illinois State Board of Agriculture, serving as its president for four years.