My 66 Years in the Schoolroom Author:Elza E. Dillon Born in a log cabin in the hills of southern Ohio, Elza E. Dillon decided early in life to become a teacher. Friends and relatives generously aided him in reaching his goal when his father was financially unable to assist him in obtaining the necessary education. — With a physical handicap which, he states, "turned into a blessing enabling me to... more » live a long and useful life," he began teaching in one-room country schools. Moving on to consolidated schools, and then to city schools, he eventually became a high school teacher. Former head of a number of business schools, since 1928 he has been owner and manager of New Castle Business College, New Castle, Indiana.
He was educated at such institutions as Summer Normal, Ohio Northern University, Valparaiso University, and Cedar Rapids Business College.
A past resident of numerous Midwestern communities, he now lives with his teacher-wife, Harriet M. Dillon, in New Castle.« less