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Hall of Honor

Leonard T. Fleischer

Class of 1931
Hall of Honor 1985

Leonard T. Fleischer is a farm manufacturer who was a pioneer in conservation tillage. He is the founder and chairman of the board of Fleischer Manufacturing, Inc., in Columbus.

He has helped attract industry to Columbus and keep it there. He was instrumental in organizing the Farm Equipment Managers Association.

Mr. Fleischer suggested the idea of a fall farm equipment show to the Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce, which the Chamber developed into Husker Harvest Days in 1978. This three-day show has become one of the largest in the world.

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