1873 Education


Iowa City, Johnson County

Cyrus C. Carpenter; Governor ex-officio Pres­ident
Alonzo Abernethy; Superintendent of Public Instruction ex-officio.
George Thacher; President of the Faculty ex-officio
Ezekiel Clark; Treasurer - Iowa City
William J. Haddock; Secretary - Iowa City

District Name County Term Expires
1st District Christian W. Slagle Fairfield 1878
2nd District John McKean Anamosa 1876
3rd District Austin Adams Dubuque 1878
4thDistrict Arthur T. Reeve Hampton ?
5th District James Wilson Buckingham 1874
6th District Angus R. Campbell Newton ?
7th District Phineas M. Casady Des Moines ?
8th District Wesley W. Merritt Red Oak 1874
9th District John F. Buncombe Fort Dodge ?

The Regents are elected by the General Assembly, in joint convention for six years, one-third being elected at each regular session


Ames, Story County

Cyrus C, Carpenter; Governor; ex-officio
A. S. Welch; President of the Faculty; ex-officio
A. S. Welch; ex-officio President
I. P. Roberts; Secretary
?????; Treasurer

District Name County Term Expires
1st District O. H. P. Buchanan Mt. Pleasant April 30, 1876
2nd District John A, Pearson Centervllle April 30, 1876
3rd District W. H. Morsman Clarinda April 30, 1876
4th District Washington Allen Sac City April 30, 1874
5th District G. F. Kilburn Fontanelle April 30, 1874
6th District John H. Bacon Washington April 30, 1874
7th District C. E. Leffingwell Wheatland April 30, 1876
8th District O. O Stanchfield Cedar Rapids April 30, 1874
9th District Cicero Close Cedar Valley April 30, 1876
10th District H. D. Noble Cresco April 30, 1876
11th Dtstrict I. J. Mitchell Boonsboro April 30, 1874
12th District C. W. Tenney Plymouth April 30, 1874
13th District H. J. Heaton Sidney April 30, 1876
The Trustees are elected by the General Assembly In joint contention, for four years, one-half being elected at each regular session.


Vinton, Benton County

Board Of Trustees
S. A. Knapp; Principal of the Institution ex-officio
E. B. Kephart; President
S. A. Knapp; Secretary
Samuel BI. Watson; Treasurer

Name County Term Expires
James McQuinn Florence March 81, 1874
Chas. H, Conklin Vinton March 81,1874
Joseph Dysart Ettie March 81, 1874
E. B. Kephart Western January 31, 1676
Jeremiah L. Gay Waterloo Jan­uary 31,1876
Samuel H. Watson Vinton January 31,1876

The Trustees are chosen by the General Assembly for four years; one-half being chosen at each regular session.


Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

Board Of Trustees
C. C. Carpenter; Governor, ex-officio
Josiah T. Young; Secretary of State, ex-officio
Alonzo Abernethy; Superintendent of Public Instruction, ex-officio
N. H. Brainerd; President
Benj. Talbot; Secretary
Thomas Cox; Treasurer; until January 31, 1873, when Thomas Officer's term begins.
Benjamin Talbot; Principal of the Institution, ex-officio

Name County Term Expires
Thomas Cox Iowa City January 31,1873
Thomas Officer Council Bluffs January 31,1S74
N. H. Brainerd Iowa City Jan­uary 31,1875
Caleb Baldwin Council Bluffs January 31,1876
N. P. Dodge Council Bluffs Commences February 1,1873,and Expires January 31,1877.

The members of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the Senate, for four years.

Building Commissioners
C. O. Carpenter Governor ex-officio
Thomas Officer Council Bluffs
Caleb Baldwin Council Bluffs
Granville M. Dodge Council Bluffs
Appointed by Chapter 136, laws 1863; Chapter 107, Laws 1868, and Chapter 33, Laws 1870.

From Iowa Official Register 1873
Transcribed by Dennis Danielson

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