Biography of L. E. Dyer
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L. E. DYER, superintendent of the Ripley township consolidated school, is one of the younger members of the educational profession in Rush county who is making rapid strides in his calling. Mr. Dyer was born in Greene county, Indiana, November 25, 1894, a son of Charles F and Delia (Breeden) Dyer, natives of that county, and for a number of years engaged in agricultural pursuits there. The early education of L. E. Dyer was secured in the public schools of Worthington, Ind , and after his graduation from the high school at that place he took a course in the Central Normal School at Danville, Ind., from which he was duly graduated. Since that time he has done post graduate and educational work at DePauw and Columbia Universities, and one summer was instructor in agriculture in Central Normal College. In 1917, after two years of teaching in rural schools, Mr. Dyer was appointed principal of the Carthage high school, a capacity in which he served for two years, following which he was appointed superintendent of the consolidated school of Ripley township In this position he has done much to vindicate the faith reposed in his abilities and has brought his school up to a high grade of educational efficiency. Under his supervision are twelve teachers and 350 pupils, among all of whom Mr. Dyer is popular. On September 22, 1916, Mr. Dyer married Estella Dayhoff, who was born in Greene county, Indiana, and educated there in the graded and high schools. Later she attended DePauw and Columbia Universities, where she took special teacher's work. Mr. and Mrs. Dyer are members of the Carthage Methodist Episcopal Church. In political matters he is a Republican.

From:
Centennian History of Rush County, Indiana
Edited by: A. L. Gary and E. B. Thomas
Historical Publishing Company
Indianapolis 1921


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