1925 Biography - M McCartney

M. N. McCartney is a native of Massac County. He came here as principal of the first high school of the county, 1895, where he taught several years. After leaving here he taught in other schools for some time, finally returning in 1920 to take charge of the Vienna Township High School. Professor McCartney is a graduate of Holbrook Normal University of Ohio; he also has a number of credits from Columbia University, N. Y. and has been prominent in educational work all his life. His father, John F. was a native of Scotland and an early educator of this section. M. N. McCartney married Ida Huckleberry, (see Harvick 1895). She is also a teacher of ability having followed that profession since early girlhood. She has also had training in Columbia University. Their daughters, Marcia May and Alice Elizabeth are graduates of Cornell University, New York State.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, pages 411-412.

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