Who's Who in Dallas County, Iowa, 1940
PONTIUS, RUSSELL R
Superintendent of Schools; b Cainsville, Mo Jan 19, 1903; s of William S Pontius-Hannah Dennis; ed Ridgeway Mo HS 1922; Kirksville Mo Tchrs Coll, BSc 1928; U of Mo, MA 1933; m Ruby Gentry Dec 25, 1926 Kirksville Mo; s Maurice Wray; d Dawn Colleen; 1923-24 sch tchr, Ridgeway Mo; 1925-27 supt of schs Grandvill consolidated schs, Gifford Mo; 1927-31 Lemons Mo; 1931-35 Peru, 1935-39 Macksburg, 1939- Redfield; AF & AM 532, master; hobbies: hunting, fishing, theater, travel; off Redfield Consolidated School; res Redfield.
From Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 345.
Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall, July 2014.
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