Did you know? UMass Campus Center named for Cooperative Hall of Fame-r

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Did you know the Campus Center UMass Amherst is named for a Cooperative Hall of Fame-r?

“The Center is named after Murray D Lincoln who was president of the National Cooperative Business Association from 1941 to 1965, and as a board member of the International Cooperative Alliance, Murray D. Lincoln was a dynamic spokesman for cooperatives in every sphere. He led in forming economic associations – the Ohio Farm Bureau Cooperative Association, an agricultural credit association, a rural electric association, and what is now the Nationwide Insurance organization. As longtime Nationwide president he moved the organization into many areas of people‚Äôs needs.”

Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_D._Lincoln_Campus_Center

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