THE NATIONAL CAPITAL ORCHID SOCIETY
IN MEMORY OF MERRITT HUNTINGTON
FEBRUARY 24, 1926 – JANUARY 28, 2005
FORMER NCOS PRESIDENT
FORMER AMERICAN ORCHID SOCIETY PRESIDENT
RECIPIENT OF TWO AOS GOLD MEDALS
Merritt Huntington was quite a character, and our orchid club was incredibly lucky to have Merritt as a strong supporter. Personally, I will always remember Merritt around the year 2000 as the show table judge and commentator at the monthly meetings. He was thoroughly knowledgeable, and a quick wit. Visiting the Kensington Orchids greenhouses was always a memorable occasion.
Here are some remembrances of Merritt: