National Hog Farmer is part of the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Wendell Murphy Honored by North Carolina Chamber

Each year at the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, the organization bestows the Corning Award for Distinguished Citizenship and the Award for Distinguished Public Service to individuals who have made significant contributions to North Carolina's economy and to the life of the state.

During the Chamber's 2013 annual meeting held last week in Greensboro, pork producer Wendell H. Murphy was honored with the Award for Distinguished Citizenship.

Murphy is the previous chairman and CEO of Murphy Farms and a former state senator.

Joining Wendell and his wife, Linda, for the distinguished award ceremony were several family members and associates including their children, Dell and Wendy Murphy and Kelly and Wendy Murphy Crumpler, and grandchildren, Regan Murphy, Harley Crumpler and John Wesley Hairr.

You might also like:

2006 Masters of the Pork Industry - Wendell and Dell Murphy


Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.