|DR. HUGH R. MILLARD.|
Dr. Hugh R. Millard, secretary and treasurer of the
state board of sheep commissioners and a well known resident of
Cheyenne, was born in Dundee, New York, on the 27th of December,
1886, a son of Willis H. and Issa (Hunt) Millard. The family
came to Wyoming in April, 1911, settling near Worland, in the Big
Horn basin. There the father engaged in ranching but afterward
returned to New York. at which time Hugh R. Millard and his brother,
L. A., took over the ranch. In the family were two sons and two
daughters, Hugh R. being the third in order of birth.
Spending his youthful days in the Empire state. Hugh R. Millard became a pupil in the public and high schools, of Dundee, New York, and also attended the Ithaca (N. Y.) high school and the Conservatory of Music. He is a graduate of the Dundee high school. He also pursued a course in veterinary surgery at Cornell University, completing his course by graduation on the 22d of June, 1911. He then came direct to Wyoming and he was appointed assistant state veterinarian, in which capacity he served for a year. He was then appointed to his present office as secretary and treasurer of the state board of sheep commissioners in October, 1912, the appointment being made by the board. He is now directing his efforts and energies to the faithful and prompt discharge of his duties and is making an excellent official in this connection, carefully supervising the interests of sheep raisers in the state and thus doing all in his power to further the industry.
On the 23d of March, 1912, Dr. Millard was married to Miss Arlena Lockwood. and their children are Jean Isabel, June Louise, Karl Mason and Kathryn Agnes. Dr. Millard is fond of outdoor life and turns to it for recreation when opportunity offers. In politics he maintains an independent course, voting for men and measures rather than for party. Fraternally he is connected with the Alpha Psi, a college society, and he is also a Mason. having attained the thirty-second degree of the Scottish Rite, while with the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine he has crossed the sands of the desert. His religious faith is that of the Methodist church and in its teachings he finds the motive springs of his conduct and the basic elements of his activity.