Head and shoulders image of Eldon R. Norum, departmental assistant, Department of Agricultural Engineering, specializing in motors, machinery, and rural electrification.
Bio/Historical Note: Eldon Russell Norum was born 1 June 1926 and grew up on a farm near Simpson, Saskatchewan. He received a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1948. Norum taught 41 years in the Department of Agricultural Engineering at the U of S. He especially enjoyed presenting extension courses throughout rural Saskatchewan where he had an opportunity to share advances in farming practices with fellow farmers. He was an honourary life member of the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, and an honorary life member and past president of the Agricultural Graduates Association. His name appears on the Wall of Honour in the College of Agriculture Building at the U of S. Norum died 27 August 2016 in Saskatoon at age 90.