Chauncey M. Hubbard was a 1916 graduate with honors of the Animal Husbandry Department at Oregon Agriculture College, and a charter member of the original Withycombe Club. Chauncey is credited as starting the first organized lamb club in the U.S.A., in Dickens County, Texas, about 1918. He was a successful farmer and stockman in the Willamette Valley who was nationally recognized as a premier breeder, improver, and judge of Hampshire and Suffolk sheep. He was a charter member of the Oregon Purebred Sheep Breeders Association, director of Pacific Wool Growers, a community leader, and dedicated supporter of agricultural youth programs. Chauncey was the first recipient of Benton County’s Stockman of the Year and, in 1961, he and his son, Chauncey, Jr., were recognized as Livestock Men of the Year.