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Superintendents of The Dallas Independent School District 1884 - 2010
Superintendent Term3 Birth/Death
William Alden Boles 1884-1885 B. 7 July 1831 Milton, Saratoga, NY
D. 26 Feb 1904 Denver, CO5
Bur. Denver, CO6
Father: Alden Bolles, MA7
Mother: Dorcas Munger, NY8
Spouse: Martha Amanda Lewton, IN9
Occupation: Teacher;lo Supt, City Schools, Shelbyville, IN;"
Recompense Stanbery 1885-1887 B. 22 Sep 1835 Sandusky, Huron, OH
D. 11 Mar 1888 Dallas, TX'3
Bur. Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, TX14
Father: Joseph Stanbery, OHi5
Mother: Sarah Jane Beard, OH'6
Spouse: Adeline Borden,17 Lortah Knight'8
Occupation: Farmer,19 Insurance Agent,20 Teacher,2' Mgr.-
Stanberry Book Company22
John T. Hand 1887-1891 B. Feb. 1835 Georgia3
D. 13 May 1907 Clebumrne, Johnson, TX24
Bur. Cleburne Memorial Park, Johnson County, TX25
Father: Isaiah (Isaih) Hand SC26
Mother: Hannah Louisiana Henderson NC27
Spouse: Helen Jane (Hattie) Spurlin, GA28
Occupation: Teacher,29 30 superintendent in other school
districts including Corsicana, Texas31
Thomas Green Harris 1891-1893 B. 30 May 1854 Sweetwater, Monroe, TN32
D. 26 Jan 1934, San Marcos, Hays, TX33
Bur. San Marcos, TX34
Father: Ezekiel Harris35
Mother: Celina Green36
Spouse: Lou Ogleby, TN37
Occupation: educator, superintendent in Dallas38 and
Austin,39 Principal, Normal School, San Marcos (now Texas
State University) 1903-1911
John Lawson Long 1893-1908 B. 26 Oct 1859 Newberry, Newberry, SC4 41
D. 4 Jun 1933 Dallas, TX42
Bur. Restland Cemetery, Dallas, TX43
Father: George Frederick Long, SC44
Mother: Sallie Fellows, SC45
Spouse: Laura Matthews,46 TX
Occupation: Educator, Owner of Practical Drawing Co47
Arthur Lefevre 1908-1911 B. 4 June 1863 Baltimore, Baltimore, MD48
D. 4 March 1928 Houston, Harris, TX 49
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, TX5
Father: Jacob Amos Lefevre5
Mother: Catherine Louisa Sauerwein52
Spouse: Adela Beale Yerbys3
Occupation: Editor Texaco Starr,54 Superintendent in other
districts, state superintendent.
James Albert Brooks 191 1-1914 B. 1 Mar 1859 Cape Girardeau County MO"5
D. 12 Jan 1924 Dallas, Dallas, TX'6
Bur. Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, TX5
Father: James Brooks, MOss
Mother: Eliza Farland, MOs9
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