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Veterinary pathologist , chemical company executive

Harold LeRoy Chute, American veterinary pathologist, former chemical company executive.


Chute, Harold LeRoy was born on September 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Son of Kenneth Karl and Hilda Mae (Stoddart) Chute. came eto United States, 1949. Naturalized, 1955.


Student, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, 1944. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University Guelph, 1949. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1953.

Doctor of Veterinary Science, University Toronto, 1955. Degree (honorary), Nova Scotia Agricultural College, 1976. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Dalhousie University, 1998.


Poultry pathologist University Maine, Orono, 1950-1980, professor, 1949-1976. Treasurer, director MeBio Labs Inc., 1958-1966. Director pullorum typhoid testing University Maine, Orono, 1958-1968, director development, 1967-1976.

President Chute Chemical Company, Bangor, Maine, 1977-1995. Board directors Blue Cross Blue Shield, Maine, 1988-1999, director Key Bank of Eastern Maine.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.


Member community relations Council of Job Corps. Member EMTEC, since 1990. Director Machigonne Agency.

President, Chief Executive Officer Margaret Villa Inc. Board directors University Maine Foundation. Trustee Grand Lodge Charity Fund, since 1969.

Member Orono Town Council, 1963-1972. President Pine Tree 4-H Foundation, 1986-1993. Member, trustee, deacon Church University Fellowship, University Maine.

Member American Association Avian Pathologists (past president), American Association Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (past president, Pope award 1990), American Veterinary Medical Association (delegate 1978-2000), Maine Veterinary Medical Association (past president), Shriners (potentate Anah Shrine Temple, Bangor 1981), Order of DeMolay (executive officer Maine 1971-1980, grand master grand lodge of Maine 1968-1970), Mason (33 degree), Omega Tau Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi (president, distinguished member).


Son of Kenneth Karl and Hilda Mae (Stoddart) C. M. Marion B. Baker, August 9, 1947. Children: Pamela D., Hazel Lee., Cameron C.

Kenneth Karl Chute

Hilda Mae (Stoddart) Chute

Marion B. Baker

Pamela D. Chute

Hazel Lee. Chute

Cameron C. Chute