This post is a transcription by member Linda J. Collins from “THE SPY THE ANNUAL” of Galion High School, Published by the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Seven. Pages 129 – 138 This yearbook is located at the Ohio Genealogical Society Library, Bellville, Ohio. Please note that the transcription has maintained errors of spelling and other inconsistencies in the original pages.

Class of 1900

Will Moore worked at the Erie office in Galion for some time and then went to Alliance to study in the Morgan Engineering works. He remained there three years, and is now employed in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ada Slough worked in the Leader office in Galion, until her marriage to Mr. Newman. She still lives in Galion.
John Condon has been employed on the Erie at various places. First at Bloomington, Ill., then at Cleveland, and at Galion, and is now yard-master at Marion.
Gertrude Castle remained in Galion until 1903, since which time she has been employed by the Baily Co. of Cleveland.
Dan Cook studied law at Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was admitted to the Ohio bar. He is now practicing in Lorain, O.
John Kleinknecht went to Oklahoma and is now teaching school at El Reno, Oklahoma.
Katherine Colley married Mr. H. Andress shortly after graduation and lives in Galion.
Gail Ridgway attended Oberlin College, graduating in 1904. She will graduate from the Conservatory of Music this year.
Laura Miller has been clerking in Snyder’s grocery, Galion.
Otho Monroe attended O.W.U. teaching a class in Delaware High School during his Senior year. He won the Butler scholarship and is now studying medicine at Columbia, New York.
Kate Mitchell has been teaching since graduation and is now the teacher of the B Primary, West building, Galion.


Edwin Laughbaum went to Oklahoma where he drew a claim. He taught school for two years and then returned to Ohio. Mr. Laughbaum is now teaching school in Oklahoma.
Clarence Barr studied drafting at the Morgan Engineering Works, Alliance, Ohio for three years and is now employed in Birmingham, Alabama.
Mary Hollister entered O.S.U. where she graduated in 1905. She then studied a year at Boston Normal School of Gymnastics and at present is instructor in physics at Wellesley College.
Carl Gugler was employed by the Erie R. R. in Galion, and by the Pennsylvania in Crestline until 1904. He studied law with Attorney Coulter for some time and then entered Ann Arbor, where he will graduate this year.
Earl Casey was employed by the Big Four for six months. He then took a position with Resch Bros. and Casey Hardware Co. of Galion until 1902, since which time he has been connected with the First National Bank of Galion, as teller.
Herbert Freese entered the Case School of Applied Science graduating in 1904. Since that time he is been manager of the Freese Works, Galion, Ohio.
Claude Funk went to Oberlin College in 1900, where he studied for two years, afterward going to Cleveland where he is now employed in an automobile factory.
Alfred Johnson went to Oklahoma and after returning east is now manager of a Telephone Company in Oklahoma.
Jennie Beck married Fred Klopp shortly after graduating and resides in Galion.
Jesse Carr clerked for a number of years in the Boston Store and is now employed by the Wistermen Dry Goods Co.
Bertha Graham has given her time to the study and teaching of music.

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