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Marion Hill -- Morris County


The Kansas Heritage Server would like to thank Stephen Chinn (steven.chinn@vanderbilt.edu) for providing this information.


Leona Pauline PARKEN - Dwight, Kansas
Teacher's Elementary State Certificate - June 23, 1932

She taught in area rural schools.

Teachers - Swartz School District 52 -- 1932, Leona PARKEN

Teacher's Contract School District No. 52 Morris Co., Kansas September 5, 1932 Leona PARKEN - Dwight, Kansas 8 school mo. term The holder of Elementary three-year state certificate for the sum of sixty dollars per school month.

She used her teaching money to buy a 1931 Chevrolet roadster, Cabriolet convertible with a rumble seat.

Teachers - Marion Hill District 31 -- 1933-1935, Leona PARKEN

Teacher's Contract School District No. 31 Morris Co. Kansas. September 4, 1933 - April 1934 Leona PARKEN - Dwight, Kansas The holder of renewable three-year state certificate a term of eight school months for the sum of fifty dollars per school month. She does own janitor work.

Teacher's Contract School District No. 31 Morris Co. Kansas. September 2, 1935 - April 1936 Leona PARKEN - Dwight, Kansas The holder of renewable three-year state certificate a term of eight school months for the sum of sixty dollars per school month. She does own janitor work.

Leona (Parken) CHINN was a very successful school teacher, teaching in the schools of this [Alta Vista] community for four years.


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