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Biography of Ira I. Cammack

Ira I. Cammack, who has devoted the greater part of his life to educational work, has done valuable service in the capacity of superintendent of schools in Kansas City, which position he still holds. He was born at Deming, Hamilton county, Indiana, on the 16th of February, 1858, his parents being James and Edith J. Cammack, who were pioneer settlers of eastern Indiana, taking up their abode in Randolph county. They held birthright membership in the Friends church and were prominently identified therewith throughout their entire lives. The father brought the first steam sawmills to central Indiana. Joseph Pearson, the maternal grandfather of Ira I. Cammack, had the first station of underground railroad north of Cambridge City, Indiana, where Levi Coffin, the reputed president of the underground railroad, lived and operated. Ira I. Cammack obtained his elementary education in the country schools and subsequently became a student in the Union High Academy, which was conducted under the auspices of the Friends church of Westfield, Indiana, and from which he was graduated in 1879. During the following year he attended Valparaiso University. His first teaching experience was gained in the rural schools of Hamilton county, Indiana. Following the completion of his high school course he took charge of the Sugar Plain school west of Thorntown, Indiana, a combination of public and Friends school. Later he assisted as a student in the Union high school and in 1881 entered Earlham College as both student and teacher. He served for two years in that capacity and during one year as librarian and student, being graduated in 1884. The following year was spent...

Biographical Sketch of Charles K. Teter, D. D. S.

Teter, Charles K., D. D. S.; professional anesthetist and minor oral surgery; born, Westfield, Ind., Sept. 25, 1875; son of Rev. J. H. and Sarah Howard Teter; educated, Westerville High School, 1892-1894; Otterbein University, 1894-1897; Ohio Medical University, D. D. S., 1897-1900; married, Galena, O., Feb. 28, 1900, Etta M. Bush; issue, two sons and one daughter; private in 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Spanish American War; saw service in Porto Rico; chief anesthetist St. Luke’s Hospital; inventor of the Teter oxid and oxygen apparatus; vice pres. of the National Association of Anesthetists, 1912-1913; pres. The Teter Mnfg. Co.; member National Medical and Dental Ass’n, Ohio State Dental Ass’n, Northern Ohio Dental Ass in, Cleveland Dental Society, National Association of Anesthetists; Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity; member, Euclid, Athletic, and Automobile Clubs. Recreations: Golf and...

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