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Industry loses a legend: Harry Katz

August 30, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Famer Harry Katz died Sunday, Aug. 28, at the age of 101. As PMP Chalk Talk columnist (and fellow Hall of Famer) Dr. Austin Frishman said of Katz at the time of his induction in... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: Alvin ‘Bugs’ Burger

August 26, 2015 By
2009 PMP Hall of Fame inductee Al “Bugs” Burger, whose pest elimination guarantee turned the industry on its head in the latter half of the 20th century, died Aug. 10. He was 82. Burger was a fourth-generation pest management professional. After working... Read more»
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Roland Rhodes

IN MEMORIAM: Roland Rhodes

July 28, 2015 By
Roland Rhodes, who recently retired from the company he founded, Rhodes Chemical, died July 24, 2015 with his wife, Winona, at his side. His childhood home was in Kansas City where he lived with his two brothers and two sisters.... Read more»
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Industry loses a legend: Vern Walter

February 4, 2014 By
LEAKEY, TEXAS — Pest Management Professional Hall of Famer Vern Walter passed away Jan. 25. He was 86. The San Antonio, Texas, native was the son of biologists who relocated to West Lafayette, Ind., when he was 9 years old... Read more»
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