Foster Memorial Plaque

Instituted in 1926 by the British Iris Society in recognition of Sir Michael Foster's "achievements and assiduous efforts in collecting and hybridizing irises," the Plaque is reserved for special personal awards to those contributing to the advance of the genus.

Recipients include;

1927 George Yeld, VMH; John Wister & Seraphin Mottet

1928 No Award

1929 G.L. Pilkington, VMH

1930 Arthur J. Bliss

1931 R.W. Wallace, VMH

1932 George Percival Baker. VMH

1933 Ferdinand Denis

1934 Amos Perry

1935 Ferdinand Cayeux

1935 Mrs. Olive D. N. Murrell

1936 William Caparne

1937 George Dillistone, FILA & Capt. George Norman Bunyard

1938 Grace Sturtevant

1939 E. Wynn Hellings

1940 C. W. Christie Miller

1941 Col. Dir Frederick Stern, OBE. MC, FLS, VMH & R.E.S. Spender

1942 Miss L. F. Pesel

1943 Professor Sidney B. Mitchell

1944 No Award

1945 Rev. Cannon Rollo Meter

1946 H. Chadburn

1947 Mrs. Gwendolyn Anley, VMH

1948 Carl Salbach

1949 David Hall & Cedric Morris

1950 Dr. Rudolph Kleinsorge

1951 H. J. Randall, CBE

1953 Jean Stevens

1954 A. C. Herrick

1955 N. Leslie Cave & Professor L. Fitz Randolph

1956 H. Senior Fothergill

1957 Paul Cook

1958 G. H. Pinckney

1959 Contessa Mary Senni & Orville Fay

1960 Fred DeForest

1961 Jesse Wills

1962 Leonard W. Brummitt

1963 Robert Schreiner

1964 Walter Welch

1965 Rear Admiral Paul Furse, VMH

1966 George H. Preston

1967 Mrs Barbara Walther & Mrs Flaminia Specht

1968 Dr. G. I. Rodionenko

1969 Dr. Lee Lenz

1970 Dr. Peter Werckmeister

1971 Earnest Lubscombe

1972 Harold Fletcher

1973 Mrs Marjorie Brummitt

1974 John D. Taylor

1975 Mrs. F.W. Warburton

1976 Dr. Laura Wildt

1977 Maurice Boussard

1978 Dr. Currier McEwen

1979 No Award

1980 Melba Hamblen

1981 Ben Hager

1982 Brian Mathew

1983 Leslie J. Donnell

1984 Professor Franz Kurzmann

1985 Dr. Jack Ellis

1986 Mrs. Karen Glasgow

1987 Dr. Suichi Hirao

1988 Bryan Dodsworth

1989 Sidney Linegar

1990 Mrs Margaret Lee

1991 Mrs Francis Love

1992 Miss Nora Scopes

1993 Keith Keppel

1994 Dr. Tomas Tamberg

1995 Bennett Jones

1996 Milan Blazek

1997 Mrs. Anne Blanco White

1998 Tony Hall

1999 Graeme Grosvenor

2000 O. David Niswonger

2001 No Award

2002 C. E. C. Bartlett

2003 John Taylor

2004 Mrs. Jennifer Hewitt

2005 Michael Avishai

2006 Professor Maretta Colasante

2007 Clarence Mahan

2008 Terry Aitken

2009 Valeria Romoli

2010 Alan McMurtrie

2011 Dr. Robert M. Hollingworth

2012 Richard Cayeux

2013

2014 James Waddick

 

-- BobPries - 2014-05-13
Topic revision: r16 - 24 Feb 2015, BobPries
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