Beattie, Allan Wilson - 1993 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Allan Beattie had devoted a lifetime to the promotion of agriculture through his career and professional affiliations. Highly respected as a district agriculturalist for Alberta Agriculture and as Director of Public Relations for the Alberta Wheat Pool, Mr. Beattie had made significant contributions as advisor to and spokesperson for the industry. As a communications specialist, he conceived and initiated such unique and successful projects as the 4-H public speaking program and competition, the Grain Academy and the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede's Country College. Mr. Beattie was made a Fellow of the Agriculture Institute of Canada in 1980 and was awarded a life membership in the Canadian Society of Extension in the summer of 1992.

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