DEACON JAMES MONROE HAGAN: Professor J. M. Hagan, as he was affectionately known, was born in Monroe County, Kentucky, on February 25, 1858, and was the son of James Fendel and Sarah Strode Hagan. He was reared under the most difficult circumstances but was able to work his way through the meager common schools, college and university. He followed the profession of teaching all of his life. His principal teaching was in High Schools in Warren, Munroe [sic], Metcalf [sic], Hart, and Daviess Counties, in Kentucky. He was head or joint head in Munroe [sic] Normal for many years located at Flippin, Kentucky; with Professor T. C. Gillianwaters. Altogether he taught for forty years.
Mr. Hagan married Miss Ella B. Evans of Tompkinsville, K… Go to person page >