Lloyd M. Gerber
April 14, 1927 ~ July 16, 2011

Lloyd M. Gerber, by Kevin Martini-Fuller, 1987

Lloyd Gerber grew up on his family’s farm in Wellington, Utah, where they ran sheep and cattle.  Lloyd practiced law in New Mexico and Utah before becoming general manager in 1969 at Robinson Terminal, a newsprint storage and handling facility and Washington Post subsidiary, becoming chief executive and president in 1980: but he always kept his hand in the cattle business. He retired to Idaho five years later.

Lloyd started writing cowboy poetry in 1988 as a way of adding humor and interest to talks he was making to ranch groups, and performed at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in 1989 and 1994. He also appeared on the Tonight Show in February of 1988.