Martha Tilson Amos collection
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- Amos, Martha Tilson, 1907-1992 (Person)
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Lowell Mason Tilson was born in Johnson County, Indiana on August 19, 1872. Tilson was a leader in music education and an author of numerous textbooks on music education. He began his career as a student at Franklin College located in Franklin, Indiana. Tilson was the first public school music teacher in Lebanon, Indiana, and was affectionately referred to as “Mr. Music” by his students. After teaching in Lebanon, Tilson was asked, in 1915, to develop and head the music department at Indiana State Normal College, now Indiana State University. After reaching the position of Professor Emeritus, Tilson retired in 1940. He was an honorary member of the Phi Delta Kappa fraternity and received an honorary degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music in 1931. Tilson retired to the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Everett R. Amos in Knox, Indiana and died in that city on August 26, 1962.
Information found within the collection.
"Amos, Everett R.". U.S. City Directories. Retrieved 2015/07/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Amos, Everett R.". U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2. Retrieved 2015/07/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Amos, Martha". Reminiscences of Edythe Simmons Huffman, 2015/07/29.
"Amos, Martha J.". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2015/07/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
"Tilson, Martha". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/29. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
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