This Day In History: 1909-03-16
Among those elected to terms on the School Board for the Township of Hohokus was a woman, Mrs. Clara Snow. She was elected for a one year term and is the only women serving on the School Board in Bergen County and only the second every to be elected to such a post in the County. She is the Wife of Elmer J. Snow, General Superintendent of the Brake Shoe, who acted as Chairman of the meeting. Others elected were, for three year terms: John Ackerman, F. W. Sergeant and Abraham Valentine, for 2 years: Ira Whaley Jr., David Hopper and David Winter, for 1 year terms: Richard Wanamaker and John O. Henion. 18 or 19 people had been nominated for the various posts. $5,000 for current expenses and $600 for building repairs were voted.
It is believed that a special meeting will soon called to consider building a new school in Campgaw and another on the mountain.