James E. Klock

April 9th, 2010 by Bridget

1900—1911

klockJames E. Klock served as president of Plymouth Normal School for 11 years.  During his tenure, physical education was added to the school curriculum and a studeng government was instituted.

President Klock graduated from the State Normal school at Emporia, Kansas.  He was superintendent of schools in Lyon County and principal of Emporia High School (Kansas); superintendent of schools in Leavenworth, Kansas and Helena, Montana before coming to PNS.

He later work in the real estate business in Florida.

from One Hundred Years of Service: Plymouth State College 1871-1971. Norton R. Bagley; and advancement publications