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Arthur E. Ferguson

About the Interviewee: 
OAC '38 and OVC '50. Poulty Dept. 1938-52 (RCAF '42-'45). OVC Poulty Pathology 1952-81.

Arthur Ferguson graduated from OAC in 1938, took a one-year Poultry Specialist course and joined the Poultry Dept. of OAC as a poultry field-man. He joined the Air Force in 1942 and served in Bomber Command until 1945. He returned to OAC and then, instead of Graduate School, went to OVC, graduating in 1950.

On graduation, he took over the Poultry Diagnostic Service for OVC. It was a time of expansion of the poultry industry and Dr. Ferguson became the poultry disease specialist for Ontario and around the world, visiting 62 countries.

 Dr. Ferguson was chosen as the OVC Alumni Association “Distinguished Alumnus” in 2007.

Grad Year: 
College : 
Interview Date: 
R. Darling
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340155