2002 Franklin County - J. Verald Brown

Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

2002 Franklin County - J. Verald Brown

 

2002 Franklin County - J. Verald BrownJ. Verald Brown has been an active part of the Franklin County 4-H program over his lifetime.  He is currently one of the oldest 4-H alumni in Franklin County.  As a youth, he was involved in 3 project groups and livestock judging.  He was a member of V.B. Hamilton’s successful judging teams.  Verald was state 4-H Boys Club President in 1933 and was also named Champion 4-H boy, receiving a trip to Washington, D.C. 

 Verald has been a state and national leader in the purebred swine industry, and received the county 4-H Alumni Award.  His children and grandchildren have all been active Franklin County 4-H members and held leadership positions.  He is one of two people instrumental in building and maintaining a 4-H and FFA wing to the Franklin County Historical Society.
 

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