02-19-17 Livestock Marketeers induct three into Hall of Fame

The Livestock Marketeers honored three inductees to the Hall of Fame for 2017: Jim Danekas, Wilton, CA, was honored posthumously and represented by his son-in-law, Matt Lohse; Bill Angell, LaSalle, CO; and Doug Paul, Edmond, OK.

The Livestock Marketeers honored three inductees to the Hall of Fame for 2017: Jim Danekas, Wilton, CA, was honored posthumously and represented by his son-in-law, Matt Lohse; Bill Angell, LaSalle, CO; and Doug Paul, Edmond, OK.

Livestock Marketeers induct three into Hall of Fame

DENVER —The Livestock Marketeers — an informal fraternity of livestock fieldmen, auctioneers, sale managers and related livestock business leaders — met for their 52nd Annual Banquet at the National Western Club on January 14. The event was hosted by American Live Stock; master of ceremonies was J. Neil Orth, executive vice president of the American-International Charolais Association and 1984 Hall of Fame inductee.

The Livestock Marketeers group was formed in 1965 by Harry Green, Ross Miller and Claud Willett. Their purpose was to establish a fraternal organization of livestock professionals, and to make annual awards in order to encourage younger members of the industry to succeed in their chosen profession. Continue reading