Welcome to the Hall of Fame

Researching and documenting the pedigrees of individual cultivars is an integral part of the  preserving heritage seeds.  Through this work it has become evident that certain individuals and organizations stand out for the accomplishments of their work.

The following list of individuals is certainly not inclusive and will grow as time and resources permit. These people and their work all have had an impact on the seed industry and agriculture in general.

Seedsman Hall of Fame

Baggett, James R. Maule, William Henry
Bailey Jr., Liberty Hyde May, Earl E.

Barnes, Carl L.

McMahon, Bernard

Blount, Ainsworth Emery

Meader, Elwyn

Breck, Joseph

Mills, Frank B.

Buist, Robert

Morse, C. C.

Burbank, Luther

Munger, Henry M.

Burpee, David

Myers, Charles E.

Burpee, W. Atlee

Nicolson, John Whitley

Carman, Elbert S.

Norton, Jesse B.

Ferry, Dexter Mason

Norton, John Bitting Smith

Field, Henry

Park, George

Frazier, William A. "Tex"

Pearson, Oscar Harris

Gilbert, James C.

Porte, William Solomon

Gregory, James J. H.

Pritchard, Frederick John

Green, E. C.

Rick, Charles M.

Harris, Joseph

Salzer, John A.

Hedrick, Ulysses Prentiss

Shumway, R. H.

Henderson, Peter Sutton, Martin Hope
Keeney, Calvin N.

Taylor, Norman L.

Landreth, Burnet Thorburn, Grant
Landreth, David Van Fleet, M.D., Walter
Landreth, David, Jr. Vick, James
Laxton, Thomas Will, Oscar H.
Livingston, Alexander W. Yeager, Albert F.
Lobitz, Robert H.    


Seed Preservationists

Other Horticultural Figures

Ball Jr., George

Rockwell, F. F.

Burr, Fearing

Solly, Cecil

Coleman, Eliot Solomon, Steve - (Off-site Link)
Payne, Theodore - (Off-site Link)    

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