Lanark IL

James Edgar Millard - Superintendent of Public Schools for Carroll Co.; Lanark; born in Campbell, Steuben Co., N. Y., Oct. 7, 1831; removed to Tioga Co., Pa., in 1861; resided there until 1S65, when he came to Miledgeville, this Co.; settled in Lanark in 1866, where he still resides; has been a republican since the organization of that party; was editor and proprietor of the Lanark Banner for three or four years: is a thorough, practical educator, most of his life having been devoted to teaching and literary pursuits; was elected to the office of Superintendent of Schools for Carroll Co. in the Fall of 1869, after a spirited contest, by a majority of only four votes, which position he has since filled; is now serving his third term of four years, having been elected in 1877 without organized opposition; the present efficient condition of the schools ot the Co. shows very conclusively that their care and supervision have fallen into the proper hands; married Miss Hannah D. Hammond, of Campbell, Steuben Co., N.Y., Oct. 17, 1855; has one son, Norman, born in Bradford, Steuben Co., N.Y., Dec. 13, 1857.

History Of Carroll County 1878

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