2006 Polk County - Ober Anderson

Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

2006 Polk County - Ober Anderson

 

Ober AndersonOber Anderson has had a large impact on 4-H and the Polk County Fair through his 27 years as Polk County Extension Education Director from 1966-1993.  He was a Story County 4-H Leader for 7 years and Winnebago County 4-H’er for eight years where he also served as a county officer.  He is currently serving his 41st year helping with the Iowa State Fair 4-H & FFA Barbecue.  

Ober attributes 4-H and the Winnebago Extension Director as instrumental in his decision to go to college after being encouraged to do a presentation on how to insulate walls of a hog building using ground corn cobs that received a blue ribbon.


·    Polk County Extension Education Director from 1966-1993
·    Worked with Fair Board on the Polk County Fair for 27 years
·    Helped run the Iowa State Fair 4-H & FFA Barbecue for 41 years
·    Story County 4-H Leader for 7 years  
·    Winnebago County 4-H’er for 8 years and served as a county officer
·    Attended State Boy’s Short Course in 1951
·    One of 10 children in his family – all were enrolled in 4-H
·    Attributes 4-H and the Winnebago Extension Director as instrumental in his decision to go to college after being encouraged to do a presentation on how to insulate walls of a hog building using ground corn cobs that received a blue ribbon.
·    Graduated from Iowa State University

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