Foster Memorial Plaque

See also History of AIS

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;

2029-2020

2021 Peter Goldblatt (GB)
2020 Hiroshi Shimizu (Japan)

2019-2010

2019 Dr. Nina Alexeeva (Russia)
2018 No Award
2017 Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks (USA - Region 1)
2016 Nigel Service (GB)
2015 Olga Wells (GB)
2014 James Waddick (USA)
2012 Richard Cayeux (France)
2011 Dr. Robert M. Hollingworth (USA - Region 6)
2010 Alan McMurtrie (Canada)

2009-2000

2009 Valeria Romoli
2008 Terry Aitken (USA - Region 13)
2007 Clarence Mahan (USA)
2006 Professor Maretta Colasante (Italy)
2005 Michael Avishai (Israel)
2004 Mrs. Jennifer Hewitt (England)
2003 John C. Taylor (Australia)
2002 C. E. C. Bartlett (England)
2001 No Award
2000 O. David Niswonger (USA)

1999-1990

1999 Graeme Grosvenor (Australia)
1998 Tony Hall (England)
1997 Mrs. Anne Blanco White (England)
1996 Milan Blazek (Czechoslovakia)
1995 Bennett Jones (USA - Region 13)
1994 Dr. Tomas Tamberg (Germany)
1993 Keith Keppel (USA - Region 13)
1992 Miss Nora Scopes (England)
1991 Mrs Francis Love (New Zealand)
1990 Mrs Margaret Lee (England)

1989-1980

1989 Sidney Linnegar (England)
1988 Bryan Dodsworth (England)
1987 Shuichi Hirao (Japan)
1986 Mrs. Karen Glasgow (New Zealand)
1985 Dr. Jack Ellis (England)
1984 Professor Franz Kurzmann (Austria)
1983 Leslie Donnell (Australia)
1982 Brian Mathew (England)
1981 Ben Hager (USA - Region 14)
1980 Melba Hamblen (USA - Region 12)

1979-1970

1979 No Award
1978 Dr. Currier McEwen (USA - Region 1)
1977 Maurice Boussard (France)
1976 Dr. Laura Wildt
1975 Mrs. F.W. (Bee) Warburton (USA - Region 1)
1974 John D. Taylor (England)
1973 Mrs Marjorie Brummitt (England)
1972 Harold Fletcher (England)
1971 Earnest Lubscombe (England)
1970 Dr. Peter Werckmeister (Germany)

1969-1960

1969 Dr. Lee Lenz (USA - California)
1968 Dr. G. I. Rodionenko (Russia)
1967 Mrs Barbara Walther (USA) Mrs Flaminia Specht (Italy)
1966 George H. Preston (England)
1965 Rear Admiral Paul Furse, VMH (England)
1964 Walter Welch (USA - Indiana)
1963 Robert Schreiner (USA - Oregon)
1962 Leonard W. Brummitt (England)
1961 Jesse Wills (USA - Tennesse)
1960 Fred DeForest (USA - Oregon)

1959-1950

1959 Contessa Mary Senni (Italy) Orville Fay (USA - Illinois)
1958 G. H. Pinckney
1957 Paul Cook (USA - Indiana)
1956 H. Senior Fothergill (England)
1955 N. Leslie Cave (England) Dr L. Fitz Randolph (USA - Region 2)
1954 A. C. Herrick
1953 Jean Stevens (New Zealand)
1952 William Miles (Canada)
1951 Henry (Harry) J. Randall, CBE (England)
1950 Dr. Rudolph Kleinsorge (USA - Oregon)

1949-1940

1949 David Hall (USA - Illinois) Sir Cedric Morris (England)
1948 Carl Salbach (USA - California)
1947 Mrs. Gwendolyn Anley, VMH (England) Hans Sass (USA - Iowa)
1946 H. Chadburn (England)
1945 Rev. Cannon H. Rollo Meyer (England)
1944 No Award
1943 Professor Sidney B. Mitchell (England)
1942 Miss L. F. Pesel (England)
1941 Col. Sir Frederick Stern, OBE. MC, FLS, VMH (England) R.E.S. Spender (England)
1940 C. W. Christie Miller (England)

1939-1930

1939 F. Wynn Hellings (England)
1938 Grace Sturtevant (USA)
1937 George Dillistone, FILA Capt. George Norman Bunyard (England)
1936 William J. Caparne
1935 Mrs. Olive D. N. Murrell (England) Ferdinand Cayeux (France)
1934 Amos Perry (England)
1933 Fernand Denis (France)
1932 George Percival Baker. VMH (England)
1931 R.W. Wallace, VMH (England)
1930 Arthur J. Bliss (England)

1929-1926

1929 G.L. Pilkington, VMH (England)
1928 No Award
1927 George Yeld VMH (England) John Wister (USA) Seraphin Mottet (France)
1926


 

-- BobPries - 2014-05-13
Topic revision: r35 - 10 Jan 2022, BrewItt
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