Prof. O. L. Sanders Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Prof. O. L. Sanders was born July 22,
1887, near Rattan post office, is a son of W. J. Sanders, and
was reared on a farm in Sabine parish. He attended the public
schools, principally at Florien, secured a first grade
certificate and entered the teaching profession at the age of
Desiring to equip himself for a
more useful life, he entered the Louisiana State University in
1901, from which he graduated four years later, with the degree
of Master of Arts; he was senior captain of the corps of cadets
and president of his class. He then completed one year's work in
law at the same institution.
For the past three years he has been
principal of the Sabine Literary and Agricultural High School at
Oak Grove, three miles east of Converse, where he has rendered
most satisfactory service, and has been re-elected principal for
the session of 1913-14.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.