Homer Horatio Seerley by H.S. Hubbell. 1848-1932. Educator. Born near Indianapolis, Indiana, August 13, 1848. Removed to South English, Iowa, 1854. Superintendent of City Schools, Oksaloosa, 1875-1886. Principle Iowa State Normal School, 1886; president, 1890, and in 1909 the name of the institution was changed to the Iowa State Teachers' College. He continued to serve as president until 1928 when he resigned, when the title of president emeritus was given to him. President of the Iowa State Teachers' Association in 1884; in 1925 was made an honorary member by reason of his half century of service as an active member. About the same time he received a like honor from the National Educational Association. Author of the "Country School" and many addresses and lectures. Died in Cedar Falls, Iowa, December 23, 1932.