A. J. Demarest
Supt. Schools, Hoboken, N. J.
Born at River Edge, N. J. in 1858. Graduated from New Jersey State Normal School and the New York University. Has had twenty-nine years' experience in the class-room; twenty-three years principal of grammar schools of Hoboken and Principal of the high school and ten years Superintendent.
Under his progressive, yet conservative
management, the Hoboken schools have grown in efficiency until
they are now looked upon as the leading schools of the state.
During Mr. Demarest's term as Superintendent, he has
revolutionized the school system and has placed it upon a modern
and up-to-date basis. He has enriched the curriculum by the
introduction of drawing, sewing, cooking, modeling and joinery.
Source: "Brewer's Directory of School Superintendents and Normal Principals", In cities with a population above two thousand Revised to February, 1907 Published by the Orville Brewer Publishing Co. The Auditorium, Chicago.
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