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Oakland City College , Presi dent

William Prentice DEARING, American Presi dent, Oakland City College.


DEARING, William Prentice was born on September 30, 1874 in Pike Company, Indiana, United States. Son of J.B.T. and Bettie A. (Selby) Dearing.


Oakland City College, Bachelor of Arts. University of Chicago. Franklin College, Doctor of Laws.

Northern Baptist Theological Seminary of Chicago, Doctor of Divinity.


Indiana President, Indiana State Teachers Association, 1925-1926. Member, Indiana State Library and Historical Board, since 1925. V.- President, Indiana World Peace Society.

President, Oakland City College, since 1903.


Spouse May Cockrum, January 1, 1896, Oakland.