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PRITCHETT, HENRY CARR
PRITCHETT, HENRY CARR (1852–1908). Henry Carr Pritchett, teacher and administrator, son of William Ira and Martha Ann (Hubbard) Pritchett, was born on August 12, 1852, in Warren County, Missouri. In 1867 the family moved to Glasgow, Missouri, where, in 1873, Henry graduated from Pritchett Institute. He received his M.A. two years later, although he had meanwhile started his career of teaching. On December 28, 1876, he married Kate Smith. After teaching at Coronal Institute in San Marcos, Texas, he became professor of mathematics and astronomy at Sam Houston Normal Institute in 1881. He was state superintendent of public instruction from September 1890 to August 1891, when he resigned this office to become principal of Sam Houston Normal Institute, a title he held until his death in Galveston on May 10, 1908. He was buried in San Marcos.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:C. W. Raines, Year Book for Texas (2 vols., Austin: Gammel-Statesman, 1902, 1903). Houston Chronicle, May 10, 1908. Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Journal of the Texas Conference, 1908.
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