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Chester Franklin CLARK Edit Profile

county superintendent of schools

Chester Franklin CLARK, American County Superintendent of Schools. Member of Knights of Pythias.; Odd Fellows; Parent Teacher Association; I. 0. of Foresters; Yeomen; Eagles; Sons of American Revolution; Iowa State Teachers Association; Sioux City Academy, of Science and Letters. Club: Arlington.

Background

CLARK, Chester Franklin was born on August 1, 1867 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Perry and Ruth (Bailey) Clark.

Education

High School, Smithland, Iowa. Red River Valley University. University of Chicago, Bachelor of Science.

Career

High School Principal, Smithland. 1890-1891; Superintendent of Schools, Dickinson, N. Dakota, 1893-1895. Company Superintendent of Schools, Dickinson, N. Dakota, 1895-1898.

Superintendent of Schools, Arthur, Iowa, 1907-1908, Moville, 1908-1913, Anthon, 1914-1916, Merrill, Iowa, 1915-1922, Climbing Hill, Iowa, 1923-1924. Company Superintendent of Schools, Sioux City, Iowa, since 1921. President, Sioux City Summer Normal, 1909-1913.

Director, Morningside College Summer School, Sioux City, Iowa, 1916-1920. President, Iowa Reading Circle Board, at present.

Membership

Member of Knights of Pythias. Odd Fellows; Parent Teacher Association. I. 0. of Foresters; Yeomen.

Eagles; Sons of American Revolution. Iowa State Teachers Association. Sioux City Academy, of Science and Letters.

Club: Arlington.

Connections

Spouse Phoebe Estelle Osborne, July 20, 1889, Smithland, Iowa.