Ben S. Lindsay

County Superintendent of Schools Ben S. Lindsay, whose picture appears on the first page, was born in Ghent, Ky., and complete his literary education at Georgetown College; taught school for some years, attended law school at Louisville, and was married to Miss Mary E. Connor, of Boone County, Ky., in 1871, and in the spring of 1874, moved to this town. He was appointed Master Commissioner of the Circuit Court in 1874, and served in that capacity about fifteen years. He was elected County Attorney in 1878, County Judge in 1886, Superintendent of Schools in 1882 and County Judge in 1890, and was again electd Superintendent of Schools in 1897. Mr. Lindsay is well-known all over this part of the State and in the many positions of public trust which he has filled, he has always been true, reliable and worthy; a man well posted, amply qualified, a pure, upright gentleman.


from the Warsaw Independent, January 22, 1898