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    C. W. Bennett, Superintendent of Public School, Piqua. Mr. Bennett is a native of Miami Co., having been born in Washington Township in 1840 ; he is a son of E. Bennett, who is an old resident of Washington Township. The subject of this sketch was raised on the farm, taught two terms of district school, after which he entered the Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, graduating in 1866 was elected to the chair of mathematics in Moore's Hill College, in Indiana, which position he held eight years; in 1874, he took charge of the Piqua schools, which position, as others, he has filled with credit to himself and benefit to the schools the magnitude of his work may be judged from the fact that he has over a thousand pupils, with twenty-five teachers, under his supervision. He was married in 1868, to Miss Louisa Timmons, a graduate of, and, at the time of her marriage, a teacher of music in the Ohio Wesleyan Female College.

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