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Roscoe Sims Bahret
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1891
Death: Oct. 14, 1978

Roscoe S. Bahret, educator, was born in Havensville, Kansas, June 2, 1891, son of Albert F. and Carrie A. Osburn Bahret. The father born in Heidelberg, Germany, January 28, 1870, came to America with his parents at the age of 13. He was a farmer. The parents moved to the United States to avoid military oppression.

Carrie A. Osburn was born in Iowa, December 26, 1872. She is Welsh and one-sixth Indian, a member of the Miami tribe. Her ancestry is traced directly to King William.

Roscoe S. Bahret attended rural school and in 1911 was graduated from Havensville High School. He received the degree of Bachelor of Pedagogy at Campbell University in 1915. From 1911 until 1914 he was a student at Baker University and in the year 1920 attended Kansas State University.

On December 30, 1914 Mr. Bahret was married to Pearl Eddy at Havensville, her birthplace. She was a teacher before her marriage and was born June 18, 1893.

From 1914 until 1915 Mr. Bahret taught in the Circleville High School and the following three years was principal of the Olsburg High School. He was principal at Bancroft from 1919 until 1921 and at Circleville from 1921 until 1925. The following three years he was superintendent of the Centralia schools and since 1928 has been principal of the Circleville High School.

During the World War Mr. Bahret served as private, first class, In Base Hospital No. 28. He was in active participation with the military band in the fourth Liberty loan drive in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of the American Legion, Pi Gamma Mu and Sigma Phi Epsilon, the Methodist Church and the Masons. Residence: Circleville. (Illustriana Kansas, by Sara Mullin Baldwin & Robert Morton Baldwin, 1933, page 55) 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert F. Bahret (1869 - 1941)
  Carrie Alice Osburn Bahret (1870 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Pearl Eddy Bahret (1893 - 1985)*
 
 Children:
  Blair Eddy Bahret (1933 - 1979)*
 
 Sibling:
  Roscoe Sims Bahret (1891 - 1978)
  Roland A. Bahret (1893 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Havensville Cemetery
Havensville
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: KUfan
Record added: Aug 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40895846
Roscoe Sims Bahret
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Roscoe Sims Bahret
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Rest in peace.
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Mar. 28, 2010
 
 
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