what is the full name of "W.E. Greiner Junior High School" 【A few more fagots weren't going to raise their temperature much. That same morning, the loudspeaker at W. E. Greiner Junior High School, just across the Trinity River from the Texas School Book Depository, announced that students could go to tomorrow's motorcade provided their parents came for them. 】 this passage is talking about the place where president Kenndy was assassinated. I wonder what's the full name of "W.E. Greiner Junior High School"?beside, does "the Texas School Book Depository" belongs to W.E. Greiner Junior High School"?
Oct 14, 2012 2:17 PM
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The Texas State Depository is not owned by the W.E. Greiner Middle School. It is now the Dallas County Administration Building.
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That is the full name. It is now known as W.E. Greiner Middle School. WHO WAS W. E. GREINER? William Edward Greiner was born March 11, 1863, in Paris, Texas. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Greiner. Mr. Greiner received his early training in the Paris schools and graduated from the University of Illinois with a Graduate of Pharmacy degree in 1888. He was in the retail drug business in Paris from 1891 to 1899. In 1900, the Greiner-Kelly Drug Company was organized and established in Dallas. Mr. Greiner served as president of the company. He was married to Miss Myrtle Imogene Terry of Dallas, and they had two children, Mary Adelia and William E. Jr. Always interested in civic affairs and the youth of this city, Mr. Greiner was a member of the Dallas Board of Education for ten years and served as president from April 1918, until his resignation in December 1923. During his term of service the Reserve Officers Training Corps was introduced and a masters degree was recommended for all teachers. He was privileged to select the site for the school to be named for him, W. E. Greiner Junior High School. Mr. Greiner died on August 16, 1934, at the age of seventy-one. THE SCHOOL ITSELF W. E. Greiner Middle School is one of the largest middle schools in the state of Texas with nearly 1800 students enrolled. Greiner has a rich history stretching back to the turn of the 20th century. The original classrooms were separate plank buildings on a grassy South Oak Cliff field. In 1915, the plan for a new middle school was decided upon. That building or what remains of it, is still part of the Greiner Middle School campus.
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