HILL, ISAAC WILLIAM, 1861-1945

Biography:

Educator. Born– July 25, 1861, Auburn. Parents– Isaac and Harriet Elizabeth (Holt) Hill. Married– Laura Jones, June 18, 1890. Children–3. Education– Emory College, A.B., 1880, A.M., 1883. Teacher, Whitesville, Ga., 1881-1883; Easonville, Ala., 1883-1885, 1887-1891; Male and Female Academy, Sparta, Ga., 1885-1887; Springville, Ala., 1891-1893; Spring Lake College, 1893-1896. Superintendent of city schools, Gadsden, 1896-1903; Alabama state superintendent of education, 1903-1907; after 1907, superintendent of public schools, Opelika and later assistant agent for the Boys Agricultural Clubs (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture; forerunner of 4_H Clubs)  in Washington. Served on the Board of Auburn, 1902-06. Honors– University of Alabama, LL.D., 1906.  Died March 1945.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4.

Publication(s):

Boys’ Agricultural Club Work in the Southern States. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1918.

Joint_Publication(s):

How We Are Governed in Alabama and the Nation. Richmond, Va.; Bell Book and Stationery Co., 1908.