Bio: Hembre, Ingvald O. (Commendation Award – 1971)

Transcriber: : 

Surnames: Hembre, Roget

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 19 Aug 1971

Ingvald O. Hembre of Madison, Wisconsin, today received a commendation ward from the Soil Conservation Society of America.

Society President Einar Roget of Little Rock, Arkansas presented the award at a President's Luncheon following the opening session of the three-day meeting.

Hembre was cited for a lifetime of dedicated work in the field of agricultural education and natural resource conservation, and for his leadership as the first president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Society.

Hembre is a retired professor of soils at the University of Wisconsin, and also served as executive secretary of the Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Commission.

Mr. Hembre is a former Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) resident and graduated from Greenwood High School.



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