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James G. Reardon

educator

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.

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