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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

Page 1536

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 Superintendent.

Mr. Pruit was born Nov. 5, 1863, at Paragon, Ind., and came to Illinois in 1870.

He is a member of the Christian church.

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