UBC, 1950, BSc, Agriculture
UBC, 1966, MSc, Poultry Science


Doug Hamilton was born in Cloverdale, BC, in 1924. After obtaining a BSA (Animal Husbandry) in 1950 he took up a post as District Agriculturist with the BC Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. In 1953 he became Manager, Brackman – Ker Feed Co., Langley. Doug moved back to the Ministry in 1957 as Poultry Specialist and obtained an MSc in Poultry Science from UBC in 1966. He retired from the Ministry in 1986.

During his time as Poultry Specialist, Doug was an Adjunct Professor in the UBC Poultry Science Department.

Doug has an active record of community involvement, as an Abbotsford School Trustee; Chairman, Steering Committee for the establishment of the Fraser Valley College; Chairman, Fraser Valley College; member, Lions Club; and member Trinity Memorial United Church.

Following official retirement he was a volunteer with CESO (Canadian Executive Service Overseas), developing programs in Poultry Production (Eggs) in Panama, Tinjin, China, and in Kazakstan.

Doug and wife Beryl reside in Parksville, BC. They have two sons, Murray and Roy and two daughters, Carol and Beverly.

R Blair 2002

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