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PREHM, CHESNEY JUSTIN: Superintendent of Schools; b Eagle Grove, Iowa Mar 1, 1899; s of Justin O Prehm-Mary Kirkeberg; ed Eagle Grobve HS 1918; Grinnell Coll BA 1924; U of Iowa, MA 1933; U of Chicago; m Louise Thompson July 3, 1929 Nashua; d Nancy; 1920-22 emp in store dept, Northwestern RR, Eagle Grove; 1924-25 emp in comml dept, Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Davenport; 1925-26 salesman Ford autos, Davenport; 1926-29 coach, Hillsdate Ill, basketball conf champions 1 year; 1929-32 HS prin, Hillsdale Ill; 1932-33 emp by Remington Rand, Des Moines; 1933-36 supt of schs, Kellogg; 1936- supt of schs, Griswold; instrumental in building $10,000 recreational & athletic field, added vocational courses in agr for boys, developed adult night classes, student physical examinations; estab comml dept; during World War in SATC; Amer Legion; ISTA; NEA; Cass Co Schoolmasters Club, past pres; Southwest Iowa Tchrs Assn, mbr resolution & amunity coms; pres Southwest Iowa Athletic Conf; co committeeman & co VP, Iowa Tuberculosis Assn; Lions; Oak Hill Country Club, Red Oak; AF&AM; Congl Ch; hobby: golf; res Griswold.

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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 201.

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