Friday, November 13, 2020

Topeka Place/Street Names

McEachron ELementary School was named after Mrs. D.L. McEachron. She served on the Board of Education from 1919 to 1938, and was the longest running board member. (her husband was a professor and dean of the college)
Rev. Peter MacVicar was the second president of Washburn University.
Dr. Norman Plass became President of Washburn in 1902 after Rev. MacVicar.
Harvey Rice was one of the members of Washburn's first board of Trustees.
John and Joab Mulvane were bankers and on the executive board of Washburn.
CB Van Horn was on the Board of Education in 1912
WE Atchison was on the Board of Education in 1912

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