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Owen A. Dutton

Born July 29, 1893

Died February 15, 1936




Prof. Owen A. Dutton was born July, 1893, died February 15, 1936 , while teaching at Sunshine. He was widely known and loved by many friends, as his teaching took him into the communities of Mt. View , Lampasas County , Pleasant Valley , Hurst Ranch, Shive and Sunshine.


He spent his early life at Evant, served in the World War, secured his college education at Southwest Texas Teachers College at San Marcos , where he received his B. S. degree in 1933.


He married Miss Nina E. McWhorter in April, 1926, who also attending S.W.T.S.T.C., lacking one summerís work in order to obtain a B. S. degree.


They were blessed with a baby daughter, Shirley June, April 2, 1935 . Their home is in the Lund Valley community. Prof. Dutton being united with the Center Valley Baptist Church . Mrs. Owen A. Dutton is now teaching at Sunshine, as she plans to continue her teaching career.


This brief summary of Prof. Owen A. Dutton is given in remembrance and for the benefit of all his pupils who loved him and may secure this book.


Dale Douglas was born in Hamilton County , attended school and finished at Hamilton high school. He did one yearís work at John Tarleton, Stephenville, and is now working on his B. A. at Howard Payne College , Brownwood , Texas . He has taught the intermediate grades at Sunshine for the past two years.


LaNelle Fitzgerald is teaching the first four grades in the Sunshine school during the term 1935-1936. For the past two years Miss Fitzgerald has been teaching primary work in Erath County . She lives in Stephenville and is a graduate of John Tarleton College , Stephenville. She is now working on her B. A. degree at North Texas State Teachers College , Denton , during the summer months.



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