John Fair Stoddard, Principal 1855-1856

John Fair Stoddard, Principal

John Fair Stoddard

Dr. Stoddard served as principal of the Lancaster County Normal School for less than a year, leaving soon after the institute became permanent. He was the author of a number of textbooks, primarily in the field of mathematics; and an education entrepreneur, founding the Susquehanna Company Normal School and attempting to revive the University of Western Pennsylvania, and a principal of public schools in Pennsylvania, New York State, and New York City.

John Fair Stoddard, Principal 1855-1856