Who was Daniel Huntley?

Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley taught in Appleton’s first public school on the corner of College Avenue and Oneida Street. He is recognized as Appleton’s first teacher in the spring of 1850. Huntley was paid $28 per month including an $10 allowance for food and lodging. To supplement his income, he also taught singing classes in the evening.

Huntley also served as the first Marshall of the City of Appleton. He was said to have earned the position because of his “teaching experience qualifying him to handle unruly people.

(Source: A History of Pride: Appleton Public Schools 1850-1994 by Carolyn Kellogg)