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HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND
SANGAMON COUNTY Volume II - Biographical
Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, Publishers 1912
This biography was submitted by a researcher and are abstracted from the above named publication..
Errors could occur, so one should always verify the correctness by obtaining copies of vitals and performing all
necessary research to document what is contained herein.
Transcribed by Mary Ann Kaylor
PRUITT, Edgar C., County Superintendent of Sangamon County Schools. Mr.
Pruitt came to Sangamon County in 1885 and began his work as teacher at the
Pleasant Hilll school, two miles east of Springfield. He taught in the
country schools of the county for eighteen years, was principal of the East
Springfield school for two years, and was elected to the office of County
Superintendent of Schools in 1906. He is now serving his second term as
Mr. Pruit was born Nov. 5, 1863, at Paragon, Ind., and came to Illinois in
He is a member of the Christian church.
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