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Deborah Whale inducted to Wall of Fame

Deborah Whale, Ron Hattle and Katherine MacDonald in front of the wall of fame portrait gallery.On September 25, 2016 at the Wellington County Museum & Archives Harvest Home Festival the Wellington County Historical Society unveiled its newest inductee, Deborah Whale, to its Wall of Fame.  Deborah Whale was inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame earlier this year and the original portrait hangs in their Hall of Fame at the Guelph headquarters.   As a tribute to any inductee coming from from Wellington County, the historical society and its partners place a reproduction portrait on the wall at the Wellington County Museum & Archives.  Deborah was nominated by the Poultry Industry Council for her immeasurable contribution to the agricultural industry.  Deborah along with her husband and 2 sons run a successful dairy and poultry business near Alma in Wellington County.  The farm is in its 7th generation of continuous farming.   In the photo (left to right) : Deborah Whale, WCHS President Ron Hattle and Katherine MacDonald, a Director on the board of the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association.   Deborah’s portrait sits along side her father George Edwin Jones who was inducted in 2006.