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William Loeffel

Professor; Chairman, Animal Science Department

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Meat Laboratory (Loeffel)

William Loeffel joined the College of Agriculture Department of Animal Husbandry in 1919. He spent the next 40 years developing improved meats. He served as Chairman of the Animal Husbandry (now Animal Science) department from 1938-1959. Loeffel was promised a new meat research facility when he was hired; he finally got it when the Meat Laboratory was constructed in 1953. It was renamed in Loeffel’s honor in 1967, the Loeffel Meat Laboratory.

Source Information:
Department website.