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Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jappa Mason

1867 – 1962

 

— Educator —

 
Jappa Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Jappa Mason Marker
Inscription.  

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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 37° 1.04′ N, 95° 55.772′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caney KS 67333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Jappa Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Jappa Mason Marker
Fallen marker in right foreground
(about 600 feet away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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