Historical, Pictorial and Biographical Record, of Chariton County, Missouri

Historical, Pictorial and Biographical Record, of Chariton County, Missouri

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...Mr. Schooler determined upon securing for himself an education and accordingly entered the Salisbury High Schools, then under the Superintendency of Prof. Wm. Cullen. At the close of this school, our subject began teaching, in order to provide himself with the. necessary funds for pursuing his studies, which he has since continued. For two years he was a student at Roanoke Academy, and for the same length of time of the Kirksville State Normal. In 1891 he attended the Warrensburg State Normal, from which he graduated with becoming honors. At this school Mr. Schooler captured first award in a contest for the best declamation. In 1892 in an oratorical contest held by the Teach ers' Institute of Chariton county, Mr. Schooler again won considerable distinction by capturing first prize, $25.00 in gold. In 1894 after a hotly contested election, Mr. Schooler secured the nomination and subsequent election to the oflice of Representative of Chariton county. Among other bills introduced by him, which afterwards became a law, was the "Central High School Bill." Having chosen the practice of law as his future occupation, Mr. Schooler, at the April term (1896) of the Chariton county circuit court, made application for admission to the bar, and standing a satisfactory examination, was formally admitted by Judge W. W. Rucker. On July 4, 1892, he was united in marriage to Miss Mary E. Fuller, a worthy and intellectual lady of Randolph county. This union has been blessed with "one democrat (W. H.) who should he live will cast his first ballot in 1914." Socially, our subject is a gentleman of_._, large sympathies, of gentle character, thoughtful and considerate for ' others, honored and respected by many friends and...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791193
  • 9781236791191