John Boy

John Buckner Boy, Sr., 1988 Inductee
John Buckner Boy, Sr., 1988 Inductee

John Buckner Boy, Sr., served 41 years with U.S. Sugar, the largest cane milling operation in North America, 17 of those years as president. He expanded the corporation’s interests into cattle, vegetables, citrus and sod and pioneered many innovations in equipment and methods in the sugar cane industry. Under his leadership, U.S. Sugar donated land for parks, youth centers, libraries, civic centers and other community facilities. He encouraged employees to become equally involved in community affairs. Both as a corporation executive and an individual, he has always had great interest in sponsoring scholarships and youth activities.

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