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John B. Horner, left.
John B. Horner, left.
Image TitleJohn B. Horner, left.
DateCirca 1930
Time Period1930-1939
Description/NotesJohn B. Swadelnack was born on August 4, 1856 in central Texas to Frank and Mary Anna Swadelnack. After attending Whitman College, Horner enrolled in Philomath College, receiving the BS degree (1877) and the MS degree (1879). He also attended Willamette University and received AB (1885) and MS (1887) degrees. In the 1880s, he taught school at several places in Oregon. In 1891, he began a teaching career at Oregon State that lasted for more than 40 years. He wrote several books on Oregon history and literature as well as numerous articles. He married Isabelle Skimpton on September 5, 1880; they had two daughters, Vera Delle and Pearl Alicia. Horner died on September 14, 1933 in Corvallis.
English language
Original CollectionHarriet's Photograph Collection
Item Numberhc0182
Full resolutionArchives87/hc0182-0.tif
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