Matthews, Donald - 1992 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Don Matthews had a significant influence in the development of breeding stock within the Canadian Cattle industry. He was chairman of the Alberta Cattle Commission as well as president of the Aberdeen-Angus Association. On the national stage, he promoted grading, health and trade issues affecting the cattle industry. Mr. Matthews farmed with his wife and son at Pirmez Creek, west of Calgary, owning one of the largest Aberdeen-Angus herds in Canada known both nationally and internationally for its breeding stock. In 1984, Mr. Matthews was inducted in the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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