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FOUND THIS SHOWS A ARCHIE BERWICK AS HIS BROTHER
Mr. Berwick died on Thursday, April 26, 2001.

He was born in Cameron and grew up in Johnson Bayou. He graduated as valedictorian from Creole High School in 1938. He became a member of First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge in 1938. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1942 with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science.

He was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the French croix de guerre and the European Theater Operations ribbon with three battle stars for his service during World War II.

He joined LSU as an assistant professor. During his tenure at LSU, he received his master of science degree in animal science in 1948.</P>

In 1951, he moved to St. Joseph and established a ranch where he raised thoroughbred and quarter horses, Hereford and Brahman cattle. He became an active member of the Masonic Lodge in St. Joseph, which continued for most of his life.

He served as president of the American Quarter Horse Association in 1969-1970 and was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 1994. He was inducted into the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction in 1993 and was awarded an honorary doctorate from LSU in 1994.

He was the founder and past president of Delta Downs Racetrack in Vinton, where he served as president and general manager until 1997, and as CEO from 1997 until the company was sold in May 1999.

In 1984, he moved to Vinton, where he established a thoroughbred and quarter horse farm.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Berwick of Vinton; one daughter, Kathryn Berwick of St. Joseph; two stepdaughters, Terry Delony and Tracy Streber; one sister, Willie May Hatfield of Los Angeles, Calif.; one brother, Archie Berwick of Johnson Bayou; and seven grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the family said.

1930: Johnsons Bayou, Cameron, Louisiana
Samuel Berwick 53
Ada Berwick 33
Ellis Berwick 14
Archie Berwick 13
Willie M Berwick 12
Lee Berwick 8


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