Springville, IN | Certificate of Distinction: 1986
Harry T. Armstrong, Route 2, Springville and his son, Kent, operate a 1,800 acre hay-grass and livestock ranch in Lawrence County. They feed some 300 commercial cows and 200 yearlings. Armstrong attended both Purdue and Indiana Universities, and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Armstrong is a past president of the Indiana Cattlemen’s Association and the Indiana Livestock Breeders’ Association. He has served on the Lawrence County Extension Board, the County Fair Association board of directors, and the Stone City Bank of Bedford and the Bedford Medical Center boards of directors. Armstrong has also served on behalf of agriculture at the state and national levels. He is a member of the advisory committee for the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, and the Dean of Agriculture’s advisory committee, and the Governor’s Rural Policy Commission. He also serves as a part-time agriculture representative on the staff of Senator Dan Quayle.