uni 1940s
William F. Lytle

William Fullenwider Lytle was born in Urbana, Illinois to Ernest Barnes Lytle and Alice E. Fullenwider. A veteran of World War II, Lytle married Margaret H. Lytle. He would later go on to teach agricultural engineering at many universities, eventually becoming professor emeritus at San Diego State University and serving as state climatologist. Lytle also received the Tablet of Honor Award from Kiwanis International. He passed away in October 7, 2001 in Brookings, South Dakota, and is survived by his wife Margaret and his two kids Robert and Nancy.


Senior Quote

“A man of hope and forward looking mind”


Billy, Bill


Dramatics Club, Senior Class Treasurer, Orchestra, Glee Club

Fun Fact

Circulation co-manager of the Yearbook (1935)

Class Prophecy

Bill Lytle now runs the community farm, 

Where our nation’s jobless are kept from harm. 

He supplies all the grub to Howard Beard, 

Who looks after the kitchens the nation has reared. 

The menus he conjures are certainly weird.