Lewis Charles Chadwick

Over 45 years he has been a dedicated agriculturalist and authority on Ornamental (Landscape) Horticulture and Arboriculture. He has served as a teacher, researcher and extension specialist in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics at The Ohio State University. From 1929 until his retirement in 1967, he educated many leaders in Ohio's nursery industry. He stimulated high standards in the profession and had a great impact on the growth and development of the industry. He is considered to be among the leading horticultural plantsmen in the world.

In tribute for his distinguished leadership to students and in recognition of his wise counsel and valued contributions as a student organization adviser, he received the Ohio State University College of Agriculture and Home Economics Council Award in 1966. In 1967 he was recognized by the OARDC with a certificate of recognition for 30 years of loyal service to the Center and the State of Ohio.

In 1973 he received the L. H. Bailey Medal, the highest honor given by the American Horticultural Society for outstanding achievement in the field of horticulture.