Jim Williams

Past Inductee: Jim Williams

Jim Williams
Boling, Texas

Jim Williams is one of the nation’s biggest supporters of junior livestock programs. He’s done it all...from being a showman, breeder, judge, and show dad. As one of the nation’s best loved junior show judges for steers, heifers and open shows, he has judged at every major show in the U.S. and 27 different state fairs. Under his management, cattle bred by V8 Ranch have won 33 International Championships and 36 National Champions in the Brahman breed. His family’s Shorthorn herd (V8 Shorthorns) has raised champions at Denver, Louisville, Kansas City, and many state fairs. In the past few years, they have raised 3 “Show Heifer of the Year” winners from the American Shorthorn Assn. As a show dad he helped his daughters Rachel and Catherine dominate junior show circuits from 1987 to 2001 with grand champions at Denver, Louisville, Kansas City, Brahman Junior Nationals, Shorthorn Junior Nationals, and every major show in Texas. His daughter Catherine still holds the record for exhibiting 3 consecutive champion heifer awards at Shorthorn Junior Nationals