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Grapeland Baptist Church

Background Information

Employment History

President

Houston County A&M Club

Editor

National FFA magazine

Owner

Farm

Owner

Ranch TV News

Affiliations

Member
Masonic Lodge

Board Member
Heritage Land Bank

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Board of Directors

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Horace McQueen

Horace McQueen is a Texas A&M graduate with agricultural operations in Smith, Anderson and Houston Counties.He and his wife raise cattle and timber.Mr. McQueen is a former director of Heritage Land Bank having served from 1978 to 2000.He is the former owner of Farm and Ranch TV News.Mr. McQueen is a real estate broker.He has served on the executive committee of the Build East Texas program and as president of the Houston County A&M Club.He is a member of the Masonic Lodge and Grapeland Baptist Church.


McQueen honored among 2012 ...

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McQueen honored among 2012 Outstanding Alumni at TAMU

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Saturday night, Oct. 13, was a very special one for Houston County's Horace McQueen. McQueen, a 1960 graduate of Texas A&M University and author of "Houston County Ag Today" in the Houston County Courier, as named with three others as Outstanding Alumni of the TAMU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. At an appreciation dinner honoring the 2012 Outstanding Alumni, supporters and scholarship recipients, a video outlining McQueen's career was shown to the audience. He was known as the voice of agriculture in Texas for 36 years, the person Texans turned to for agriculture news each morning. He owned, produced and hosted the "Farm and Ranch News" television program in Lubbock (KLBK-TV), Big Spring (KWAB-TV) and Abilene (KTXS-TV) from 1964 to 1973, and in Tyler (KLTV-TV) and Lufkin (KTRE-TV) from 1973 to 2000. After earning a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism at TAMU, McQueen began his career at the "National FFA Magazine" in Alexandria, VA, the "Farm and Ranch Magazine" in Nashville and Dallas, and as an information specialist for the Texas Agricultural Extension Service in Lubbock. He has worked with agricultural interests and studied programs in more than 50 countries that could benefit American farmers and ranchers. At the dinner, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recognized McQueen for his promotion of TAMU, the Research and Extension Center at Overton, county extension agents, 4-H and FFA. "His information on production practices and markets enhanced farm productivity, and he helped to make consumers aware of how and where their food was produced, long before the 'eat locally' movement became popular," officials stated. McQueen's previous honors include 1986 Man of the Year in Texas Agriculture and 1980 Farm Broadcaster of the Year. Additionally, he is a former member of the Build East Texas Executive Committee, former director of the Sabine River Authority, former director and chairman of the Heritage Land Bank (25 years) and a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.


McQueen Endows Agricultural ...

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McQueen Endows Agricultural Journalism Scholarship at Texas A&M

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Contact: Horace McQueen, 979-687-1034,horace@valornet.com
COLLEGE STATION - Long-time farm and ranch journalist Horace McQueen and his wife, Carole, of Grapeland, have established a scholarship at Texas A&M University in hopes of "jump starting" a college degree like his was decades ago.
The Carole and Horace McQueen ‘60 Endowed Scholarship is designated for agricultural journalism majors who have financial need.
McQueen credits his Texas Cooperative Extension agent in Harris County in the 1950s with encouraging him to attend college after high school.
"By word and example, he led me to think college," said McQueen."I received two scholarships to attend Texas A&M, and I could not have attended without them."
Two events solidified his college career: He attend Extension's 4-H Roundup in College Station, and he showed a champion Brahman heifer at the Houston Livestock Show.The 4-H Roundup enabled him to meet teens from across the state and gave him a fondness for Texas A&M.The champion heifer was sold to provide money for college.
After graduation in 1960, McQueen was editor of National FFA magazine and Farm and Ranch Magazine.By 1964 he and fellow Texas A&M graduate Jack Tompkins started the Farm and Ranch TV News in Lubbock, Abilene and Big Spring.McQueen later continued the program in Tyler and Lufkin.After a 36-year broadcast career, he sold the program in 2000.The McQueens also have raised cattle and timber and been involved in real estate and oil and gas production.
"Carole and I felt it was time to ‘give back' to the institution that provided us the ‘jump start' in life," he said.


Heritage Land Bank - Farm and Ranch Loans, Country Home Loans, East Texas, Dallas Metroplex and Tyler, Texas

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Horace F. McQueenGrapeland

Horace McQueen, age 69, is a Texas A&M graduate with agricultural operations in Smith, Anderson and Houston Counties.He and his wife raise cattle and timber.Mr. McQueen is a former director of Heritage Land Bank having served from 1978 to 2000.He is the former owner of Farm and Ranch TV News.Mr. McQueen is a real estate broker.He has served on the executive committee of the Build East Texas program and as president of the Houston County A&M Club.He is a member of the Masonic Lodge and Grapeland Baptist Church.


COLLEGE STATION - Long-time farm and ...

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COLLEGE STATION - Long-time farm and ranch journalist Horace McQueen and his wife, Carole, of Grapeland, have established a scholarship at Texas A&M University in hopes of "jump starting" a college degree like his was decades ago.The Carole and Horace McQueen ‘60 Endowed Scholarship is designated for agricultural journalism majors who have financial need.McQueen credits his Texas Cooperative Extension agent in Harris County in the 1950s with encouraging him to attend college after high school."By word and example, he led me to think college," said McQueen."I received two scholarships to attend Texas A&M, and I could not have attended without them."Two events solidified his college career: He attend Extension's 4-H Roundup in College Station, and he showed a champion Brahman heifer at the Houston Livestock Show.The 4-H Roundup enabled him to meet teens from across the state and gave him a fondness for Texas A&M.The champion heifer was sold to provide money for college.After graduation in 1960, McQueen was editor of National FFA magazine and Farm and Ranch Magazine.By 1964 he and fellow Texas A&M graduate Jack Tompkins started the Farm and Ranch TV News in Lubbock, Abilene and Big Spring.McQueen later continued the program in Tyler and Lufkin.After a 36-year broadcast career, he sold the program in 2000.The McQueens also have raised cattle and timber and been involved in real estate and oil and gas production."Carole and I felt it was time to ‘give back' to the institution that provided us the ‘jump start' in life," he said.

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