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Pius Berkhart Humphrey
Original name: Pius B. Humphrey
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1862
Scotland County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1960
Orem
Utah County
Utah, USA

He was one of 15 children.

Marriages [Mo Marriage Index]
P B Humphrey Lula Rankin Apr 16 1893 Adair b. May 1870 VA d. aft 1920
P B Humphrey Mamie Self Feb 25 1939 Knox
P B Humphrey Alice Stice Oct 11 1958 Adair

bio: A standard history of Kansas and Kansans, 1918
Prof. Pius B. Humphrey. The claim of Prof. Pius B. Humphrey upon the esteem and confidence of the people of Caney, Kansas, is based upon five years of faithful and efficient service in the office of superintendent of city schools. When he came to this city, in 1911, he was admirably fitted to take charge of the institutions in which the mind of youth is molded and developed, and since that time he has through steady and constant endeavor built up a school system which may be said to be second to none of a city this size in the state. His entire career has been devoted to work of an educational character, and in whatever community he has centered his activities he has always gained the good will and respect of his fellow-citizens.

Professor Humphrey was born in Scotland County, Northeastern Missouri, April 7, 1872, and is a son of Thomas P. and Sarah Jane (Stough) Humphrey. The family originated in England and the original American progenitors cnme to this country long before the Revolutionary war, being early settlers of Kentucky.

Pius B. Humphrey received his early education in the public schools of Scotland County, Missouri, following which he took a course at a preparatory college at Hurdland. He began his career as an educator in 1893, in the State of Washington, and remained there during that and the following year, when he returned to Missouri and for seven years taught in the public schools. During that time, in 1902, he entered the Missouri State Normal School, at Kirksville, from which he received a life teacher's certificate in 1906. In 1908 he was given the degree of M. P. from that institution, and three years later the same school conferred upon him the degree of B. S. Mr. Humphrey resumed teaching in 1906 and for two years was principal of the schools at Bolckow, Missouri, then going to Centralia, Missouri, as superintendent of schools, an office which he held for three years. After one year in a like capacity at Lebanon, Missouri, he was brought to Caney, Kansas, in 1911, and here has since held the position of superintendent of city schools. Under Mr. Humphrey's supervision are four schools, thirtyfive teachers, and approximately 1,300 scholars. He has done much to improve the system and to elevate the educational standard here, and during his administration several new schools have been erected and a great many improvements installed. Professor Humphrey is a member of the Kansas State, Montgomery County and Southeastern Teachers' associations. He is a democrat in politics, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and fraternally is connected with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, at Centralia, Missouri.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Pettit "Uncle Tom" Humphrey (1833 - 1911)
  Sarah Jane Stough Humphrey (1842 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Jewell White Humphrey Mullen (1898 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Elizabeth Humphrey Ashby (1859 - 1938)*
  Melissa J. Humphrey Epperson (1859 - 1931)*
  Martin Morgan Humphrey (1860 - 1895)*
  George William Humphrey (1862 - 1917)*
  Pius Berkhart Humphrey (1862 - 1960)
  John Thomas Pettit Humphrey (1864 - 1945)*
  Joseph Hamilton Humphrey (1866 - 1922)*
  Norah Edna Humphrey Burns (1870 - ____)*
  Sally Pearl Humphrey Long (1874 - 1958)*
  Ida Mae Humphrey Donohew (1876 - 1970)*
  Ambrose Alfonzo Humphrey (1878 - 1961)*
  Zoe Elise Humphrey Donohew (1880 - 1907)*
  Pleasant Clem Humphrey (1885 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lehi City Cemetery
Lehi
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: 74_5_7
 
Maintained by: Anne
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 116419
Pius Berkhart Humphrey
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