FRED N. JEROME, OAC ’33
Fred, who retired as a Professor in Poultry and Animal Genetics, at the OAC, was raised on a dairy-poultry farm near Mount Hope, in Wentworth Co. He came to OAC in 1929 when tuition was $40.00 per year, and room and board were $6.00 per week. He relates some initiation experiences, the friendship he made in his early work with Mr. Donald M Q Shaver, a noted poultry breeder in Ontario.
Fred also had a Masters Degree from Toronto and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He was awarded the “Senior of Interest” in the Guelph Centennial year and the contents of the letter he received as a result are included in this interview.