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Congratulations Dr. Claud D. Evans!

From left to right: Dr. Claud D. Evans, Bruce T. Benbrook, Linda Parrack Livingstone and the late Neal L. Patterson, represented by his son, Clay.

Dr. Claud D. Evans of Okemah, Oklahoma was one of four Oklahoma State University graduates inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at the Conoco Phillips OSU Alumni Center. Dr. Evans graduated from OSU in 1966 with a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Biochemistry. He earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee Institute Alabama in 1970 and he interned at the University of California-Davis. After graduating he went on to work for Ralston Purina Company's Veterinary Services, Consumer Products and Chicken of the Sea Divisions. In 1983, he opened his own veterinary practice in Okemah, Oklahoma.

Dr. Evans served on the OSU/A&M Board of Regents for 16 years, serving two terms at the board's chairman. He is also a past member of OSU Alumni Association's Board of Directors. Evans has been inducted into the Okemah Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame and the OSU Diversity Hall of Fame and he received the OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Congratulations Dr. Evans!