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Jack's Retirement

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S: In Honor of Jack King on his retirement January 2012

BC: A Good Beginning Makes a Good Ending

FC: Honoring 40 Years of Service to Agriculture | Jack King California Farm Bureau Federation's WASHINGTON WARRIOR | H

1: Statesmen, yet friends of truth! Of soul sincere, in action faithful and in honor clear -- Alexander Pope

2: The swiftest traveler is he that goes on foot -- Thoreau

3: "Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

4: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta | Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -- George Washington

6: These are some of the faces and places where you got things done.

7: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years -- Abraham Lincoln

9: One ought, everyday, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words. -- Goethe

10: T

12: EGG

13: Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And, if it stops moving, subsidize it. -- Ronald Reagan

14: Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney and CFBF President Paul Wenger | Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA | Rep. Dennis Cardoza, D-Merced

15: day | happy

16: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

18: Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista | Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Visalia with Past CFBF Pres. Bill Pauli | Jack King and AFBF President Bob Stallman

21: Calif. Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross | Assemblyman Tom Berryhill, R-Stockton

23: Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying you.

25: George Gomes and A.G. Kawamura | A.J. Yates | Dr. Wm. Breitmeyer, Ria diGrassi, Phil Brumleve

28: It's the little moments that make life big.

29: making | I believe in the forest, and in the meadow, and in the night in which the corn grows. -- Thoreau

30: vacation | FAMILY

31: "It isn't how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it's how you spend the time." - David Brenner

33: School | back to

39: Being together is the best gift of all.

40: Dear Jack: We offer this collection of our photos in sincere thanks for your kindness, generosity, patience and unwavering support for our work. | Ching Lee | Kate Campbell | Christin Souza

41: Communications/News Division 2011

42: let's count down to the | Thanks

43: John S. King (JACK) Raised on a dairy farm in southern Wisconsin, Jack has worked in agriculture all his life. His 40-year career spanned work at both American and California Farm Bureaus. Since 1995, he has led CFBF's National Affairs and Research Division, taking the interests and concerns of farmers and ranchers to Congress and federal agencies. A former assistant manager of the CFBF Communication/News | Division, Jack also served as director of News Services for the American Farm Bureau, before joining CFBF in 1973. King has also served as an extension youth advisor, assistant director of the Wisconsin Council of Cooperatives, and for two years, as assistant director of marketing for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. King holds a degree in agriculture from the University of Wisconsin, where he did post-graduate work.

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