Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Hill, Joseph Henry, educator, son of Joseph and Betsey (Moffatt) Hill, was born at Stockton, Pa., May 21, 1858. He came to Kansas in his boyhood and at the age of 18 years graduated at the Kansas State Normal School at Emporia and began teaching. In 1886 he received A. B. from the Northwestern University and the A. M. degree from the same institution in 1889; was professor of Latin from 1887 to 1906; married Frances Meldrum of Austin, Kan., in 1892; received the degree of D. D. from Baker University at Baldwin, Kan., in 1906, and the degree of LL. D. from the Kansas State Agricultural College in 1909; was vice-president of the Kansas State Normal College at Emporia from 1901 to 1906; and has been president of the state normal schools of Emporia, Hays and Pittsburg since 1906. Dr. Hill was president of the Kansas Teachers Association in 1901; vice president of the National Educational Association in 1907, and in 1909 was chairman of the normal school department of that organization. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Psi and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities.

Page 844 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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