HOF 1954 Louie Henry Dick Jr.

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Louie Henry Dick, Jr.

  • Graduated in 1954 from McEwen High School

  • Played and Lettered in three sports at McEwen High School

  • Attended Eastern Oregon College

  • Joined the Marine Corp for four years from 1955-1959 and he came home as a sergeant with honorable discharge

  • Louie spent his working career at the USDA Forest Service 1959-1985

  • He married Marie Alexander in 1960 and they were married for 51 years

  • Louie was a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation serving both as treasurer and vice-chairman for the Board of Trustees

  • Has been a member of the forest and range committee, farm committee, Natural Resources committee, Tribal Water Committee, Umatilla County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Tiicham Conservation District

  • He was also active with the American Indian/Alaska Native Employees Association for NRCS as an elder and the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame board.

  • Louie and Marie were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006

  • Awards/Recognition:

    • 1978 for Intermediate Air Operations for Wallowa Whitman National Forest

    • 1979 Certificate of Merit from USDA

    • 1983 Effective Instructional Training for USDA FS

    • 1986 Appreciation for Whitman Sesquicentennial Committee participation

    • 1989 Pendleton High School award

    • 1982 25 years of service as a federal employee with eh USDA

    • 1983 Intro to Indian Culture at the Umatilla-Morrow County

    • 1992 Tribal Leadership award with the CTUIR and Appreciation for the Bureau of Land Management

    • 2000 Hells Canyon Preservation Council Award

    • 1991 Umatilla Co. ASCS Office Service to Agriculutre

    • 1993 US Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District

    • 2005-2005 Oregon Soil and Water Conservation District

    • 1997 United States Department of Energy Richland Operations office

    • Blue Mountain Elk Initiative Signing Ceremony

    • 2004-2005 Intertribal Council

    • 200-2012 Elected to Oregon Soil & Water Conservation District

    • 1990-1994 Wallowa River Wild & Scenic

    • 1996 Recognition Award for American Indian/Alaska National Council

    • 2001 Certificate of Participation for AIANEA for NRCS In Albuquerque MN

    • 2002 Certificate of Participation for AIANEA for NRCS in Cherokee, NC

    • 2005 Land Use Planning Completion

  • Has two sons, Lance of Cayuse and Dallas of Thornhollow

  • He passed away on October 19, 2011

Louie Henry Dick Jr.