PROF. L. C. WOOLERY, a teacher in the Bethany college, was born at Antioch Mills, Harrison county, Ky., April 11, 1858 and is the son of James and Sarah Ann (Cleveland) Woolery. He attended the common schools until he was about eighteen, worked on the farm in the meantime, and at the age of twenty attended college at Hopedale, Ohio, after which he taught in the public school one year. He then entered Bethany college, where he graduated in the year 1884. He accepted a position in the Lafayette college, at Higginsville, and later read law for a time, but did not engage in the practice. He was afterward elected as one of the faculty of Bethany college, in which he fills the chair of Greek. Our subject was married August 7, 1888, to Mattie Paul, of Hopedale, Ohio. She was born June 15, 1859. Her parents are A. B. and Anna (Knox) Paul.
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