Rose Anne St. Romain | 7/3/2010 11:16:08 PM
Albert H. Steinbach
East Baton Rouge
Year Inducted: 2010
Albert H.Steinbach, an East Baton Rouge Parish cattleman, served the 4-H program for more than 40 years as a volunteer, advocate, fundraiser and philanthropist. During the 1930s, Mr. Steinbach was instrumental in securing approval from Governor Richard Leche to build a livestock pavilion on the LSU campus. Since the 1930s, this facility, the John M. Parker Agricultural Coliseum, has hosted thousands of 4-H youth at livestock shows and activities. He assisted Harry Nelson in organizing the first LSU rodeo, served as chairman of the first state 4-H Advisory Committee and as chairman of the 1932 4-H Livestock Sales Committee. It was Mr. Steinbeck who assisted East Baton Rouge Parish in securing permission to build the parish 4-H Activity Center. In 1968, Mr. Albert H. Steinbach was named a 4-H Good Provider winner, and in 2008 he was inducted into the East Baton Rouge 4-H Hall of Fame.
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