Oklahoma State Beekeepers Association

To promote and improve the art of beekeeping.

Albert Lincoln Beekeeper of the Year
Award Recipients


To nominate a Beekeeper of the Year or Junior Beekeeper of the Year, please download and submit the appropriate form:

Number Beekeeper Additional Information Year
1st Albert E. Lincoln / Tulsa One of the Founders of NEOBA in 1956: Member of NorthEast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1982
2nd Glen Gibson / Minco Executive Secretary of AHPA / President of OSBA 1946: Member of Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1983
3rd Raymond Lone / Grove President of Green Country Beekeepers Association 1984
4th ML Lashbrook / Stonewall Organized East Central Beekeepers Association / Served as President or Vice President many years 1985
5th Earnie Knight / Miami Four State Beekeepers Association 1986
6th Dorothy Brister Bragg / Caddo Southeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1987
7th Dr. Joseph Neiberding / Miami Four State Beekeepers Association 1988
8th Chuddie Smith / Guthrie President Frontier Country Beekeepers Association 1989
9th Jim Grayson / Owasso He dedicated this award to the late Hugh Price: NorthEast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1990
10th Novak Bullard / Durant Southeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1991
11th Clyde Garroutte * / Guthrie He passed away 1 week before the meeting and the award was presented to his widow by Chuddie Smith: Frontier Country Beekeepers Association 1992
12th MJ Bragg / Boswell Southeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1993
13th Doug Bemo / Muskogee Indian Nation Beekeepers Association 1994
14th Harold St. Clair / Owasso NorthEast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1995
15th Raymond & Thelma Erwin * NorthWest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1996
16th George Richtmeyer / Noble Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1998
17th Wilbur Severn / Chester NorthWest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 1999
18th W. (Bill) McLaughlin NorthWest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2000
19th Phil Lindell / Enid NorthWest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2001
20th Everett Taylor / Orlando Frontier Country Beekeepers Association 2002
21st Jerry Logan / Guthrie Vice President of OSBA: Frontier Country Beekeepers Association 2003
22nd JB Shepherd / Waynoka NorthWest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2004
23rd Alan Larson / Bixby NorthEast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2005
24th Euvonne and Carl Harrison / Tulsa NorthEast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2006
25th Harry McQuown / Oklahoma City Frontier Country Beekeepers Association 2007
26th Tommy Thornton / Newalla Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2008
27th Jerry Morris / Norman Noble Beekeepers Association 2009
28th Greg Hannaford / Tulsa Northeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2010
29th 2011
30th Lloyd Ziegler / Mannford Northeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2012
31st Rick Hall Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2013
32nd Kenny Hammond Northeast Oklahoma Beekeepers Association 2014
(*) Posthumously

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