Education: Family Affair

The new trick in picking prep-school headmasters seemed to be to find a chip off an old block. Milton Academy had chosen Arthur B. Perry, nephew of Exeter's retired Lewis Perry. Last week two more prep schools elected young men of name and family:

¶ The Rev. Seymour St. John, 35, nephew of Yale's President Charles Seymour and son of Choate Headmaster George C. St. John, succeeded his father.

¶ Shaun Kelly Jr., 33, nephew of Groton's Headmaster John Crocker, was appointed headmaster of Virginia's Woodberry Forest School.

Both the new headmasters are practicing...

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