Hugh Stewart Magill Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1894, Doctor of Laws, 1913. Non-resident graduate work, University of Chicago.
One son, Roswell Foster. Principal of the Auburn (Illinois) High School, 1894-1898, Converse School, Springfield, Illinois, 1898-1900. Assistant principal Springfield High School, 1900-1904.
Principal Princeton (Illinois) Township High School, 1904-1913. Superintendent schools, Springfield, Illinois, 1913-1917. Director general Illinois Centennial Celebration, 1917-1918.
Field secretary National Education Association, 1919-1922. General secretary International Council Religious Education, 1922-1934. President American Federation Investors.
Inc., 1934-1943; now retired from active business. Manager Hall of Religion, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, 1933-1934.
Church should be engaged in public policy debates and participate actively in consultations with government.
Member Illinois Senate, 1911-1915. Member of the board of trustees Illinois Wesleyan University, and numerous other bds. Served as secretary Illinois State Art Commission Russell Colgate citation, Distinguished Service in Christian Education in N.A. by National Council of Churches, 1951.
Member Illinois Centennial Commission. Mason (32°, Knights Templar, Shriner).
Married Amina Foster, July 24, 1894 (died April 22, 1955).