Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1867 – 1962
Taught school for 76 years. Her pupils included Harry Sinclair, W.E. Disney, Martin Johnson, and many others of prominence. During a very useful and successful life she wrote the school laws for Oklahoma, was a foe of corruption in public office and served as County Superintendent of Nowata County Okla, Principal of the State Agricultural College at Broken Arrow Ok., and as Principal of many other schools.
Location. 37° 1.04′ N, 95° 55.772′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is in Sunny Side Cemetery, along the main entrance road about 500 feet north of Taylor Avenue. McGee Street (US Hwy 75) runs along the eastern boundary of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Caney KS 67333, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Richard C. Mason (here, next to this marker); Richard Colbert Mason (here, next to this marker); “Walking Stick” Cannon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caney War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caney.
Regarding Jappa Mason. The notable pupils listed are Harry Sinclair (Sinclair Oil); W. (Walt) E. Disney (enough said); and Martin Johnson (film maker).
Also see . . . Lincoln School, Caney, Kansas. (Submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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