Richard Johnson, in 1953, holds up a jersey with the “5.9” composite score that reflects Cal Poly being the first to win the “West Coast Triple Crown (Portland, San Francisco and Ogden)” for intercollegiate livestock judging. Next to him is Julian McPhee, who was a longtime Cal Poly president.
Richard Johnson, in 1953, holds up a jersey with the “5.9” composite score that reflects Cal Poly being the first to win the “West Coast Triple Crown (Portland, San Francisco and Ogden)” for intercollegiate livestock judging. Next to him is Julian McPhee, who was a longtime Cal Poly president. Courtesy LaVerne Bucy
Richard Johnson, in 1953, holds up a jersey with the “5.9” composite score that reflects Cal Poly being the first to win the “West Coast Triple Crown (Portland, San Francisco and Ogden)” for intercollegiate livestock judging. Next to him is Julian McPhee, who was a longtime Cal Poly president. Courtesy LaVerne Bucy

Cal Poly’s former Animal Science Department leader had many talents

December 27, 2015 09:58 AM

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.