Could you name this past Moscow Elks member??

Were you able to name this past Moscow Elks member from last week’s hints?

 Gene Thompson

  • born in Gooding ID– 1922
  • operated nursery business — Gooding ID — 1936-1940
  • attended University of Idaho — 1940-1942
  • served in United States Army — World War II — 1942-1946
  • University of Idaho — agriculture degree — 1946-1947
  • farmer — Moscow ID — 1947-2016
  • member board of directors — Crites Moscow Growers
  • member board of directors — Dry Pea & Lentil Commission
  • member board of directors — Washington Water Power (Avista Corperation)
  • member board of directors — First Bank of Troy
  • member board of directors — the Idaho Heritage Trust
  • Commissioner — Idaho Public Utilities Commission
  • served on Advisory Board of the University of Idaho College of Business & Economics
  • volunteer for the University of Idaho Arboretum — Thompson Grove planted by him is now named for him
  • died in Pullman WA — 2016
  • Lifetime member of BPOE #249  — on lodge wall of remembrance
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