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Joseph O’Farrell

Joseph M. O’Farrell, Sr., acquired a passion for thoroughbred horses in Maryland in 1936 when he bought his first broodmare. He came to Ocala in 1956 at the age of 49 to look at a breeding farm that was for sale and joined the syndicate that bought the farm. As part owner and manager of […]

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Julian Lane

Julian B. Lane, former mayor of Tampa, member of the house of representatives, senate and a lifelong dairyman, owns Lane Cattle Co. and Lane Citrus Co. He received his degree in business administration from the University of Florida, and before World War II, he and his brother operated a dairy at Largo, Florida. Lane served […]

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Tony Cunha

Dr. Tony J. Cunha joined the animal science faculty at the University of Florida in 1948 as associate professor. After being selected chairman of the department, Cunha gathered an outstanding group of faculty whose work contributed significantly to improving the Florida livestock industry. He was in charge of the coordination of teaching, extension and research […]

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Doyle Carlton

Doyle E. Carlton, Jr., is a lifelong cattleman and a former member of the Florida senate where he was chosen Outstanding Freshman Senator in 1953. As senator, Carlton was able to persuade two-thirds of the senate to support an appropriation to fund the Osceola County pilot program for the eradication of the screwworm fly. This […]

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