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Otto G. Nobis | 1962

Noted Angus breeder, judge and active leader for American Angus Association and the International Live Stock Exposition.

1888-1971 | Artist: Joseph Allworthy (1892-1991)



Impact & Accomplishments


Otto Nobis had a fifty-year career with Central Engineering Company of Davenport, Iowa, a firm that constructed locks, dams, and buildings, but he was an equally devoted breeder of Angus cattle.


He founded his herd in 1930 and served as president of the American Angus Association and the Iowa Angus Association. Nobis was also a judge, vice president, and president of the International Live Stock Exposition. He was honored in the Angus Heritage Foundation Hall of Fame in 1983.



Copyright Historic Images - 1964 - Janet Perring,15, receiving honor of exhibiting grand champion steer of the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. Vice President Otto G Nobis shows ribbon won by the Aberdeen Angus..


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