EAST High School - Kansas City Missouri


EAST High Faculty A - L

"The Teacher Is Like the Candle, Which Lights Others, While Consuming Itself."
Ruffini



EAST Principals
Clifford Hiram Nowlin 1926-1944, C.O. Williams 1945-1964, L. Clayton Dickson 1965-1970


Fred L Heine 1970-1979, Arnold Davenport 1984, Unknown 1990s,

Another Brick in the Wall
Color My World
In the Air Tonight


MARJORIE G BYRD

Marjorie Gaddie Byrd, 91, Duenweg, MO (formerly of the Kansas City area), died Monday, August 16, 1999, in Joplin, MO. A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Joplin, with Rev. Daniel Erdman officiating; burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Philip's Episcopal Church or the Joplin Humane Society. (Arrangements: Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary. Joplin MO)

BEN COHEN

Ben Cohen, 76, Overland Park, KS, passed away Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Menorah Medical Center. Cryptside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 30, at the Garden of Faith Mausoleum, Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers, family suggests contributions to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

Mr. Cohen taught mathematics at East High School for 28 years, before retiring in 1988. He worked part-time at Venture while teaching, and also at Milgram's Market. He received his BA and MA in mathematics education at the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 1950. Mr. Cohen was a US Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, of over 50 years, Bertha "Bert" Cohen, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce J and Cindy Cohen, Leawood, KS. (Arrangements: Louis Memorial Chapel)

VIRLAND S HARRIS

Virland S "Buck" Harris, 64, Independence, MO, a former high school football coach, died July 05, 1988, at Research Medical Center. Mr. Harris was a physical education instructor at East High School for 36 years and was head football coach there. He retired in 1986. He was a member of the Scottish Rite bodies, Ararat Shrine and the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was born in Harvey, IL and lived in this area since 1950. Surivors include his wife, Betty Harris of the home, two sons, Stan Harris, Newport RI, and Scott Harris, Farmington MO Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Speaks Midtown Chapel; burial in Mound Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the chapel.



EAST High Faculty A - L

01
Anderson
Pat
Girls Gym
Kansas State University
1962
02
Anderson
Reid
Common Learnings
1959
03
Baker
Minnie
Commerce
Kansas University
1962
04
Barndt
Crystal
Math
Kansas State University
1962
05
Barr
Juanita
Home Economics
Colorado State College
1962
06
Bates
Mary M
Home Economics
1962
07
Benson
Richard C
Commerce
University of Southern California
1962
08
Bettis
Virginia
History
Kansas University
1962
09
Blenco
Geneva
Office
1959-1961
10
Bloom
Marcia
Fine Arts
1962
11
Boone
Nora
Science, Psychology
1959-1960
12
Breen
Grace
Drama and Speech 1939-45
Transferred to Southwest High 1946-1970
University of Iowa
1939-1945
13
Bridges Jr
George H
Math
Colorado State University
1962
14
Brown
Roy E
Coach
Kansas City University
1962
15
Brown
Shirley
Art
1961
16
Buchanan
Robert R
English
Missouri University
1962
17
Burks
Walter
History
1959-1960
18
Burrus
Marie
English
1959-1961
19
Byrd
Marjorie
English
Louisville University
1962
20
Canny
Elenore
Biology
1959
21
Carlisle
Etta Marie
English
Kansas City University
1962
22
Chenoweth
Robert
Drivers Ed
1959-1960
23
Christiansen
Mark
English
1959
24
Cleveland
Aileen
Common Learnings History
1965
25
Cobb
Mabel Mary
Commerce
Columbia University
1962
26
Cohen
Ben
Math
Kansas City University
1962
27
Cohn
Edwin M
Common Learnings
1965
28
Combs
Gertrude
Girls Physical Ed
1959
29
Coomes
Gwynne Jr
Civics
1965
30
Coons
Veona
Home Economics
Central Missouri State College
1962
31
Cox
Helen M
Girls Gym
Texas Womens University
1962
32
Crawford
Agnes
Art
1959-1960
33
Crosby
Clarice
Attendance Clerk
1962
34
Curtis
Byrd
ROTC
1959-1960
35
Dasbach
Carolyn M
English
Columbia University
1962
36
Day
Paul W
Botany
University of Nebraska
1962
37
Dickson
James T
History & Drivers Education
University of Missouri
1962
38
Dickson
L Clayton
3rd Principal
1965-1970
d. 1990-08-28
39
Diener
Robert
Industrial Arts
Colorado State College
1962
40
Donnelly
Dorothy
French
Kansas State University
1962
41
Doutt
Sam
Civics
1959
42
Driefus
Harry L
Coach
Central Missouri State College
1962
43
Dyers
Aida
Faculty?
1961
44
Eubank
Mina
Office
1959-1961
45
Felici
Americo
History
Kansas City University
1962
46
Fisher
Harriet
Music
Wheaton College
1962
47
Flinn
Vee
Advanced Math
1928-1960
d.
48
Flores
Soloman H
Spanish
Ottawa University
1962
49
Ford
Norman
Common Learnings
1959-1960
50
Francis
Laura
Office Matron
1962
51
Frantz
Ester
Nurse
1959-1960
52
Gauldin
Mary
Home Economics
Colorado State College
1962
53
Galler
Ray H
Commerce
University of Missouri
1962
54
Greene
Bernard
Typing
1959-1961
55
Greenwood
Elaine
Common Learnings
Southwest Missouri State College
1962
56
Grimes
Albert L
History
Western Kentucky
1962
57
Grimsley
William
Vice-Principal
1965
58
Grube
Chief Lone Star
"Of the Most Ferocious"
Tribe of Mic-O-Say
Wallace M "Pappy"
Chieftain 1969
Photography, Human Science
1926-1961
d.
59
Harris
Virland S
Coach
Loyola University
1962
60
Harrison
Crosby
Common Learnings
Denver University
1962
61
Hart
Alice
General Secretary
1962
62
Heath
Dwight N
Math
Central Missouri State College
1962
63
Heine
Fred L
Teacher 1942-1946
4th East Principal 1970-1979
Principal of Northeast & Van Horn 1947-1970
President of School Board
Baker University
1942-1979
64
Hess
James P
Common Learnings
1965
65
Hiatt
May Farr
History
1926-1951
d. 1952-10-30
66
Holder
Robert N
Science
Central Missouri State College
1962
67
Hommes
Harry
Math
Central Missouri State College
1962
68
Houtchens
Judith
Commerce
East High 1953-1957
Central Missouri State College
1966
69
Howze Jr
William D
English
University of Kansas
1962
70
Hutson
Betty
Art
Central Missouri Methodist College
1962
71
Hutton
Neva
English
Columbia University
1962
72
Kay
Martha
Music
Pittsburg State College
1962
73
King
Edwin
Sophomore Counselor
1962
74
Kiser
Sondra
Girls Physical Ed
1959-1960
75
LaFayette
Irene
Music
Kansas University
1962
76
Lapsley
Helen M Marian
Common Learnings
Central Missouri State College
1962
77
Layman
John
Science, Physics
1959-1961
78
Ledgerwood
Mary
Girls Physical Ed
1960-1961
79
Lohman
Sgt. Walter
ROTC
Ottawa University
1962
80
Lunn
Mervel P
History
Kansas University
1962
81
Lyon
David
Science
Missouri Valley College
1962










Description: "The Tragic Prelude."
Copy of mural by John Steuart Curry
in the State Capitol of Topeka, KS, ca. 1937-42.
Credit: National Archives and Records Administration


The Point of Know Return
Stairway to Heaven
I got Friends in Lofy Places


Missourian, George Caleb Bingham,
was a successful artist and politician.
But he also was terribly upset at General Thomas Ewing's
"General Order Number 11."




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