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Jack Turner | 1955

From 1946 to 1955, Jack Turner was secretary of the American Hereford Association and a noted judge.

Life Dates Unknown | Artist: deJori (?) presumed based on signature; artist's identity unknown



Impact & Accomplishments


Born in Hillsboro, Texas, Jack Turner graduated from Texas Agricultural & Mechanical College in 1926 and went to work for Harrisdale Farms of Fort Worth. He served as livestock specialist for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and in 1933, assumed management of Silver Creek Farms of Fort Worth.


Turner was secretary of the Texas Hereford Association from 1934 to 1938. After the Silver Creek herd was dispersed in 1942, Turner started his own Silver Crest Hereford herd, developing one of the leading herds in the nation. He was also in demand as a judge.


From 1946 to 1955, Jack Turner was secretary of the American Hereford Association.



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