Attorney Terry Bertholf, Hutchinson, and Millard "Bob" Wray, Topeka, will be inducted into
the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame on March 18.
The induction is in conjunction with the annual meeting activities of the Kansas Cooperative Council and
Kansas Farmers Service Association
Terry Bertholf, for 40 years, devoted his legal career to serving ooperatives and advancing the practice of cooperative law. He has served as legal counsel for individual Kansas cooperatives, general counsel for the Kansas Cooperative Council and KFSA and has been a long-standing member of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives' Legal, Tax & Accounting Committee.
Terry provided leadership to the LTA as chairman and has chaired committees within the LTA. He is a trusted legal advisor to his clients and ellow attorneys across the country. His understanding of cooperative law has mproved co-op structure and will help to provide direction to Kansas cooperatives for many
years to come.
Millard Wray will be honored posthumously, having passed away in 1989. He was the president
of the Kansas Highway Credit Union (later known as the Kansas Credit Union) from 1949 to
1977. He served on the Kansas Corporate Credit Union board from 1959 to 1975 and as chair
from 1964 to 1974.
The Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame was formed in 1999 by the Kansas Cooperative Council
to recognize Kansans who have been instrumental in developing and spreading the cooperative
philosophy on the state, national or international levels. The inductees are nominated by
cooperative members and the annual selection of new Hall of Fame members is based on
recommendation by a committee of cooperative leaders from across Kansas with approval by the
KCC Board of Directors.
All inductees are honored in a permanent display at the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame
exhibit, located in the Pride of Kansas Building on the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Information on the Hall of Fame and inductees is also available on the KCC webpage at