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James G. Reardon

James G. Reardon, American educator.

Background

  • Reardon, James G. was born on July 22, 1901 in Medway, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Henry and Mary Agnes (McGinnis) Reardon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Boston College, 1923, A.M., 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1937.

    Career

    • Engaged as tutor Latin and Greek, 1921-1923. Assistant principal high school, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1923-1925, principal, 1925-1928. Superintendent schools East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1928-1934.

      Superintendent schools Adams. Massachusetts, consultant to private schools. Technical consultant on education, Federal Government.

      Commissioner of education Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1935-1939. Superintendent of schools, Lenox, Massachusetts, now on leave of absence. President Posse Normal School, Kendal Green, Massachusetts.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as private infantry, United States Army, 1918-1919, World War I. Now lieut. (senior grade) United States Naval Aviation. Fleet Airwing Nine; Member Boston Chamber of Commerce.

    Trustee Bradford-Durfee, New Bedford and Lowell textile schools, Massachusetts State College, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Member National Educational Association, Massachusetts Supts. Association, Trade Teachers Association of Boston, American Legion, Charitable Irish Society, Catholic Alumni Sodality, Pi Gamma Mu, Robert Emmet Associates.

    Clubs: Catholic (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Anita Thorndike, April. Children: Cynthia Ann, James Gerard, Susan Thorndike, Rosemary, Michael, Peter, Judith Anita.
    • father: William Henry Reardon
    • mother: Mary Agnes (McGinnis) Reardon
    • spouse: Anita Thorndike
    • children: Cynthia Ann Reardon
    • James Gerard Reardon
    • Susan Thorndike Reardon
    • Rosemary Reardon
    • Michael Reardon
    • Peter Reardon
    • Judith Anita Reardon
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