Doniphan County Schools
Troy High School Alumni-1894-1921
(from the 1922 annual; married names and residences are current with that year)
Class of 1894.
U. S. C. Busch, Supt.
Miss Grace Swiggett, (Mrs. Will Craig), Calif ; Miss Bertie Myers, (Mrs. Robert
Castle), Troy; Miss Mabel Ellis, stenographer, Troy.
Class of 1895.
U. S. C. Busch, Supt.
Lula Sinclair, (Mrs. A. B. Zimmerman), Troy; Eva Castle, (Mrs. H. Myott), Calif ;
Lucy Kiley, (Mrs. Fred Monahan), Wellington, Kansas; Ida Kiley, (Mrs. Will
Meidinger), Wathena, Kansas, deceased; Edna Parker, (Mrs. Edna Dana), Lawrence, Kansas;
Henry Dittemore, (doctor), Cuba, Kansas.
Class of 1896.
U. S. C. Busch, Supt.
Mabel Montgomery, (Mrs. G. R. Armstrong), Denver, Colo.; Neveda Brown, (Mrs.
B. A. Byers), Troy; Ida Bailey, (Mrs. E. V. Wakeman), Wathena; J. Henry
Montgomery, (Candidate for Probate Judge,) Troy.
Class of 1897.
Nora Yates, (Mrs. Charles Mann), Atchison, Kansas; Greta McNutt, (Mrs. W. H.
Herzing) St. Joseph, Mo.; Cyrus C. Camp, St. Joseph. Mo; Ida A. Campbell, Chicago.
Illinois; Edwin E. Doughty, President State Bank of Troy.
Class of 1898
L. D. (Bad) Swigget, farmer Troy, Kansas; Maude Baker, (Mrs. Guy McNutt),
Kansas City, Mo.; Eva Stone, St. Joseph; Ada Myers, (Mrs Oscar Dubach), Troy,
Kansas; Mattie Hargis, (Mrs. Hal Norton), Los Angeles, California: Pearl McClelland,
(Mrs. Chas. Shears) Whiting, Kansas; Maude Botts. (Mrs G. B. Brooks), St Paul,
Minnesota; Lilly Schumache, (Mrs. Webster), teacher, Troy colored School.
Class of 1899.
Class of 1900.
J. B. McClure, Supt.
J. H. Ellis, druggist, Highland, Kansas; F. F. Brown, Asst. V. P. Armour and
Co. Chicago, Ill.; E. A. Sinclair, druggist, Troy; John P. Corcoran, teacher, Osborne,
Kansas; Susie M. Keckler, (Mrs Ed Kent) Sparks, Kansas; Miss Phoebe B. Steele,
(Mrs. Aden Greene), Long Beach, California; Miss Sarah Delong (Mrs. Robert
Banner), White Cloud; Miss Leotha Dittemore, (Mrs L. T. Hargis), Hiawatha.
Class of 1901.
Bertha Dittemore, (Mrs. Sharp), deceased: Myrtle Hackney, (Mrs. Willie Albers);
Hugh McNutt, bandmaster, St. Joseph; Josie Morrissey, (Mrs J. L Burns), St Joseph;
Ernest Mack, stenographer, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Class of 1902.
There was none. The course was extended to four years.
Class of 1903.
Bertha Dinsmore, (Mrs. Elmer Hill), Walla Walla, Washington; Miss Lula
McClelland, (Mrs. Lou Bower), Goodland, Kansas; Leo Ole Oleson, St. Joseph; Elizabeth
McKittrick, (Mrs. Henry Benitz), Leona; George Wood Johnston, lawyer, Kansas City,
Mo.; Miss Georgia Rhue, Troy, Kansas; Paul Benford Bailey, lawyer, Hiawatha; Ella
Agnes Corcoran, (Mrs. Ora Jessie), Troy; Franklin Addison Keckler, elect engineer,
Kansas City, Mo.; Nora Ellen Bowers, (Mrs. Eugene Lancaster), St Joseph.
Class of 1904.
Penelope Landis, unknown; Elnora Louisa Young, (Mrs. Charles Penland), St.
Joseph; Bessie Grace Dittemore, (Mrs. Roy Nelson), Troy; Mary Grace Willmeth
(Mrs. John Case), Atchison; Thomas Corcoran, Lawrence; Floyd A. Finklea, Porum,
Class of 1905.
Lois Brown, (Mrs. L. O. Hathaway), Troy; Eva Zimmerman, (Mrs. E. Ladwig),
Troy; Miss Grace Kent, (deceased); Blanche Smock, (Mrs F. A. Byers), St. Joseph;
Miss Kate Rhue, Troy.
Class of 1906.
Captain R. F. Noyes, Cashier of State Bank, Troy; Ira T. Chapple, farmer, Troy;
Grace Finley,(Mrs. Harry Thornton), Kansas City, Mo.; Willard S. Burress,
farmer, Idaho; Lanzel M. Corcoran, (teacher) Humboldt; Ruth A. Brown, (Mrs. L. B. Hills),
Highland, Kansas; Glenn Byers, salesman, St. Joseph.
Class of 1907.
Katie Hargis, Troy; Zeda Bailey, (Mrs. Harry Runsey), St. Joseph; Ruby
Worman, Mrs. Will Reese, (deceased); Ben C. Maynard, Bonesteal, S. D.; Helen Devereux,
(Mrs. R. F. Noyes), Troy; Florence Kirby, (Mrs. Fred Quick), Forrest City, Mo.;
Bessie Roberts, (Mrs. William Smaltz), St. Joseph; Minnie Rhue, (Mrs. Ed Redick), Troy.
Class of 1908.
C. S. Hambleton, Supt.
Paul Brown, farmer, Troy; Vera Aubery Norman, (Mrs. Paul Brown) Troy Kansas;
Mabel Elwood, (deceased); Lula Mattie Butcher, (Mrs. Arbon Wilson), Jefferson City,
Mo.; William G. Anthony, Portland, Oregon; George Dannevick, (deceased); Martha
Ynez Perry, Topeka.
Class of 1909
C. S. Hambleton, Superintendent.
Harry Doughty, farmer; Sibley, Mo.; Warren Culp, farmer, McPherson, Kansas;
Carrie Doughty, teacher, Cleveland, Ohio; Etha Townsend, (Mrs G. T. Hackney), Troy;
Mary Olsen, St. Joseph, Mo.; Edith Judd, (Mrs C. Wanrow), Oklahoma; Mae Babcock,
teacher, Troy; Estella Burress, unknown, Idaho; May Ellen Fahey, teacher, Troy;
Emma Elwood, (Mrs. Arthur Dubach), Topeka: Opal Carpenter, (Mrs. Ed Brown),
probate judge, Troy; Nona Devereux, (Mrs. Carl Lawson), Ottawa.
Class of 1910
Helen Bailey, (Mrs. W. Dannerick), St. Joseph; Robert Dinsmore, Jr, surgeon,
Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland: Gelia Zimmerman, (deceased); Grace Ryan, (unknown);
George Medsker, (teacher) Peru, Nebraska; Florence Hayton. (Mrs Aubrey Holter),
Helena, Montana; Margaret Zimmerman. (Mrs Raiph Newcomer), Hiawatha; Hulda
Leona McCurry, Ottawa, Kansas; Mae Moran, (Mrs. Osa Dishon), Troy; Glenn
Hackney, farmer, Troy; Elsie Elomsa Lair, Kansas City.
Class of 1911.
James Chapple, Radio Operator, Washington, D. C.; William Dannevick, St.
Joseph, Mo.; Edwin Townsend, salesman, Troy; John Dannevick, farmer, Troy; Lieutenant
Hugh Brown, farmer, Troy; Louise Sawyer, (Mrs. Frank Kirwan). Chicago;
Margaret Willmeth, (Mrs. Frank Case), Atchison; Rhea Babcock, (Mrs. Matthew Guilfoil),
Herington; Ruth Elwood, (Mrs. Charles Werner), Troy; Anna Baldwin, (Mrs Vern
Yates), Troy; Ada Ratcliffe, (Mrs. Arthur Euler), Huron, Kansas; Clark Norman,
Class of 1912.
Glenn Alt, Professor, law school, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Stelle Jones, St. Joseph.
Mo.; Paul Dannevick, book-keeper, St. Joseph: Samuel Johnson. instructor, Pratt, Kan.;
Thomas Ratcliff, farmer, Troy; Lieutenant Homer Dittemore, Camp Meade, Md.;
Everett McGalliard. Salesman, St. Joseph. William Dannevick, farmer, Troy; Ada
Smith, (Mrs. Ira Chapple), Troy; Elfie Chapple, (Mrs. W. R. Brazelton), Troy;
Bessie Smith, (Mrs Harry Goss), Troy; Veda Campbell, (Mrs. H. D. Strong), Troy:
Chloe Brown, instructor, Troy; Florence Rhudy, instructor, Troy; Mary Crystal,
(Mrs. L. H. Walton), Blair; Bessie Charles, stenographer, Troy.
Class of 1913.
Farris McGauhey, salesman, Texas. Marion Calkins, deceased; A. E. F.; Bertha
Scarbrough, (Mrs J. M. Whettymore), Omaha: Dale Clark, (Mrs Ralph VanBebber),
Troy; Helen Brown. clerk, Troy; Clara Voegle, unknown; Fay Stannard, (Mrs. W.
Hyatt), St. Joseph; Mabel Harris, (Mrs. Warren S. Stricker), Troy; Mary Roberton,
(Mrs. W. Foley), Brenner.
Class of 1914.
Grant Dishon, farmer, Troy; Milliard Calkins, farmer, Colby; John Able,
foreman, Troy; Harry Foley, farmer, Troy; Clarence Paden, salesman, St. Joseph; Esther
Elwood, (Mrs. F. Werner), Troy; Rena McGauhey, nurse, St Joseph; Blanche Fenley,
(Mrs. W. Allison), Highland; Elizabeth Harper, stenographer, St Joseph; Lena
Armstrong, (Mrs. J. Matthews), Wathena; Gladys Graves, (Mrs. W. McGauhey), St. Joseph;
Anna Scarbrough, (Mrs R. A. Garvin), Troy; Mary Foley, instructor, Missoula,
Montana. Lura Zimmerman, (Mrs. Frank Barrand), Hiawatha; Blanche Baldwin, (Mrs.
Max Herring), Sparks.
Class of 1915
Worthie Horr, instructor, K. U.; Bryan B. Chapple, farmer, Troy; Gilbert R. Rhue,
farmer, Troy; Joseph V. Morehead, teacher, Denton; Milton Dubach, farmer, Troy;
George Haerr, butcher, Cameron, Mo.; Miss Ruth Charles, stenographer, St. Joseph;
Bertha Dittemore, (Mrs. R. Denton), St. Joseph; Veda Dubach, (Mrs. J. C. Wilke),
Troy; Miss Vera Rhue, instructor, Alma, Kansas; Lucille Case, (Mrs. F. C. Carpenter).
Wellington; Miss Eva Able, book-keeper, Troy; Miss Mary Trant, teacher, San
Antonio, Texas; Miss Margaret Devereux, instructor, Arkansas City; Edna Moyer, (Mrs. W.
C. Wilke), Troy; Miss Esther Agee, student, K. U.; Miss Fay Hautzenrader,
stenographer, St. Joseph.
Class of 1916.
Harry McGauhey, mechanic, St. Joseph, Sylvester Kinsey, farmer, Troy, Earl
Dittemoie, farmer, Troy; William Twombly, farmer, Fanning; Alice Willmeth, (Mrs.
Edwin Armstrong), Emporia; Edna L. Smith, Troy; Esther Newberry, (Mrs. Isaac
Etherton), Troy; Frances Kinkead, student K U.; Margaret Robertson, Los Angeles;
Geneva Mitchell, Instructor, Denton; Mary Elizabeth Hagenbuch, instructor, T. R. H.
S.; Ruth Cox, Troy; Ressie Scarbrough, (Mrs. V. VanDeGrift), Ness City; Flossie
Knight, (Mrs. Clarence Newberry), Chaney; Fay Chapple, instructor, Troy Graded
Class of 1917.
Anna Williams, instructor, Bendena; Florence Leland, instructor, Havensville;
Helen Butts, (Mrs. Sheldon), enroute; Helen Anderson, Bendena; Edith Hazen, (Mrs.
Ralph Barrand), Denton; Janet Elder, stenographer, Hutchinson; Josephine
Hagenbuch, nurse, St. Louis; Jessie Dana, student, K. U.; Louise Rose, nurse, Kansas City,
Kansas; Lola Hambleton, instructor, DeSota; Lula Marie Schuler, Carrollton, Mo.;
Mae Finley, (Mrs. Morris Rhudy), Troy; Marie Chapple, clerk, Troy; Mamie Hauber,
(Mrs. W. Gronniger), Denton; Mabel Rummel, (Mrs. Irvy Collins), Kansas City, Mo.;
Mabel Schuler, Carrolton, Mo.; Oliver Nitz, farmer, Troy; Ruth Agee, student, K. U.
Class of 1918.
Edith Aberele (Mrs. P. F. Bauerlin), St Joseph; Mernie Abel (Mrs. Carl Caine), Troy;
Charles Calnan, Editor “Kansas Chief,” Troy; Sam Carpenter, salesman, Emporia;
Emery Chapple, farmer, Troy; Ian Clark, elect engineer, Kansas City, Mo.; Marshall
Dana, student K. U.; Floyd Decker, merchant, Troy; Emmet Euler, farmer, Blair; Miss
Grace Haerr, nurse, St. Louis; Katie Himes, (Mrs. J. Long), Fanning; Miss Mary
Jenkinson, student, K. U.; Eva Knight, (Mrs. W. Bomely), Highland; Alexander Marble, student
K. U.; Marie McClelland, (Mrs. Clarence Euler), Ottawa; Miss Mildred Miller, teacher,
Troy; Miss Ethel Morehead, book-keeper, Topeka; Miss Clara Ramseier, teacher,
Severance; Ralph Ricklefs, student, K. S. A. C ; Miss Bessie Scarbrough, student, K. U.;
Miss Vera Twombly, Fanning; Miss Frieda Willis, teacher, Troy; M. W. Zimmerman,
Jr., student, K. U.; Ethel DeHart, (Mrs. William Druba), Stockum, Nebraska.
Class of 1919.
Miss Vera Chapple, Troy; Aklyn Banie, (Mrs. Willis Ricklefs), Bendena; Miss Irene
Crawford, Oakland, California; Miss Edith Decker, Troy; Ray Decker, merchant, Troy;
Robert Elder, grocer, Hutchinson; Emma Euler (Mrs. W. Brown), Helena, Mo.; Ray
Farbaugh, salesman, Troy; Hester Hagan, (Mrs. H. I. Hackley),Kansas City; Evelyn Graves,
(Mrs. Otto Ruhnke,). Troy; Elsie Haupt, (Mrs. E. Lichliter), Pawnee City, Nebr.; Oscar
Kinkead, student K. S. A. C.; Miss Minetta Nitz, teacher, Troy; Miss Ruby Ricklefs,
student, K. S. A. C.; Willis Ricklefs, farmer, Bendena; Miss Sylvia Scarbrough, teacher,
Troy: Miss Grace Trant, nurse, San Antonio, Texas; Miss Vera Twombly, Fanning;
Miss Lucille Wallace, teacher, Troy; Wiley Whitney, student, K. S. A. C.; Miss Estella
Wilke, teacher, Troy; Daniel Zimmerman, book-keeper, Troy; Miss Lucille Cox, (Mrs.
Charles Martin), Troy.
Class of 1920.
Ruth Swinford, (Mrs. Cyrus Dishon), Denver; Eli Able, student, Kansas City, Mo.;
Mary Charles, Troy; Irvin Ricklefs, farmer. Troy; Myrtle Wilke, instructor, Troy;
Frieda Jenkins, Clerk, St. Joseph; James Shirley, Clerk, Troy. Gladys Wilson,
Operator, Troy; Effie Malloy, teacher, Troy; F. H. Hagenbuch, merchant, Troy;
Ruth Turpin, teacher, Troy; Johanna Nitz. teacher, Troy; Nellie Klaus, Bendena;
Frank Sturgis, student, Dallas, Texas; Estelle Walton. teacher, Blair; Zora DeHart,
teacher, White Cloud; Bessie Banie, (Mrs Elmer Euler), Blair.
Class of 1921.
Verda E. Euler, teacher, Troy; Mary Louise Kinkead, teacher, Troy; Alta Euler,
teacher, Blair, Kansas; Edna Dittemore, teacher, Troy; Ora Tucker, teacher, Wathena,
Kansas; Georgia Meers teacher, Troy; Sylvia Chestnut, teacher, Troy; Virginia Reeder,
student, K. S. A. C.; Rena Scarbrough, teacher, Troy; Theodore Ricklefs, farmer,
Bendena; Horace Williams, student K. S. A. C. ; Lloyd Gabbert, student, St. Joseph; Ralph
Euler, Blair, Kansas; Russell Triplett, proprietor garage, Troy; Charles Walton,
engineer, St. Joseph; Arthur Weinberg, clerk, Troy.
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