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Charles Jackson Lynn | 1954

Lynn served as president of the American Shorthorn Breeders Association and was inducted into the Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame.

1874-1958 | Artist: Joseph Allworthy (1892-1991)



Impact & Accomplishments


Charles J. Lynn was proprietor of Lynnwood Farm in Carmel, Indiana, where he bred Polled Shorthorn cattle, Berkshire hogs, and Percheron horses.


He served as president of the American Shorthorn Breeders Association and was inducted into the Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame.


Lynn was a vice president and board member of Eli Lilly and Company and a trustee of Purdue University. He deeded Lynnwood to Purdue in 1952.



This is Dixie Taft with a Percheron foal at Charles Lynn’s Lynnwood Farm near Carmel, Indiana. The photo is by Cook and Gormley, and was taken around 1940. - International Museum of the Horse

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