Jesse Fonda Millspaugh (1855-1919) was an educator in Salt Lake City, Utah and Winona, Minnesota before relocating to California
where he was president (1904-17) and president emeritus (1917-19) of the Los Angeles State Normal School, dean of the Southern
Branch of University of California (1919), and a member of the California State Board of Education (1904-12). The collection
consists correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and programs relating to Millspaugh's career as an educator in Salt
Lake City, Utah, Winona, Minnesota, and Los Angeles, California.
Millspaugh was born June 18, 1855 in Battle Creek, Michigan; BA, University of Michigan, 1879; MD, University of Pennsylvania,
1883; principal, Frankfort (Indiana) High School (1879-81) and Salt Lake Collegiate Institute (1883-90); superintendent of
public schools, Salt Lake City, 1890-99; member, Utah State Board of Education, 1895-99; president, Winona (Minnesota) State
Normal school (1899-1904); president, Los Angeles State Normal School (1904-17) and president emeritus (1917-19); dean, Southern
Branch of University of California, 1919; member, California State Board of Education, 1904-12; died December 12, 1919 in
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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