Education: Cruikshank at Taft

Connecticut's hilly preen Litchficld County has seemed to two young Yalemen an ideal place to found preparatory schools. In 1893 Horace Dutton Taft (Yale 1883). tall, spare brother of the 27th President, settled himself and 30 pupils in an old resort hotel at Watertown as the Taft School for boys. Thirty-seven years later brown-haired Paul Fessenden Cruikshank (Yale 1920) went ten miles west to found Romford School in Washington, Conn. Big Taft and small Romford have each enjoyed a notable success. This week 330 Taft boys from all over the U. S. returned...

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