Monday, May 9, 2011


A. S. McPHERON, superintendent of San Bernardino county, was born in Knox county, Tenn., in 1843. His parents moved to Iowa in 1851, where a public school education was received; served in the 15th Iowa Infantry during the war; completed classical course at Oberlin College, Ohio, in 1871; principal of high and grammar school, Akron, O., till 1873; principal of normal department of Tabor College, Iowa, for seven years; four years principal Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque, N. M.; three years in schools of Los Angeles; last fourteen years a resident of Redlands, Cal , most of the time being a teacher in the public schools; the last four years previous to assuming the duties of the office of county superintendent of schools being a teacher in the Redlands High School; appointed to the office of county superintendent September 1, 1901, and elected lo same office November 4, 1902.

SOURCE: Harr Wagner, Western Journal Of Education, Volume 8, March, 1903, p. 138

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