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TATE, WILLIAM: Superintendent of Schools; b Independence, Iowa Aug 11, 1900; s of Roy Tate-Alice Ringold; ed Independence HS 1922; Upper Iowa U, BA 1925; Iowa U, MA 1936; Pi Kappa Delta; m Betsy Belknap June 10, 1923 Manchester; s William H Jr; d Dorothy, Barbara; 1925-27 prin & coach, Claremont; 1927-34 HS supt & coach, Elma; 1934-38 supt of schs, Manly; 1939- supt of schs, Atlantic, basketball & baseball champions, Howard Co; 1931 coached finalist team in state basketball tournament at Des Moines, 1934 tournament, Cedar Falls; added wrestling to athletic program; contributor articles to ednl & hist periodicals; 20 years active in BSA leadership; during World War priv 1st class, ambulance driver 4th div, O/S France & Germany 13 1/2 months, wounded in Meuse-Argonne Sector, disch Aug 9, 1919; Amer Legion; Cass Co Tchrs Assn; ISTA, past VP; NEA; past mbr com Iowa Supts Club; Rotary; C of C; AF&AM, mbr speakers bur; Meth Ch; off High School; res 911 Birch, Atlantic.

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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 203.

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