Chadwell, Powell Clayton

Powell Clayton Chadwell, photo from 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook.
Powell Clayton Chadwell, photo from 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook.

Powell Clayton Chadwell

Clayton Chadwell attened Lawlor Professional School from 1935 until the spring of 1944, when he transferred out.

Clayton is the younger brother of Ben and Wallace Chadwell.

From the 1936 Lawlor Professional School Yearbook:
Clayton is listed in elementary school at Lawlor in 1936.

From the Mar-Ken 1940 Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Powell Chadwell wrote a section for this yearbook on the organization of the third and fourth grade class.

From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
INDIAN POEMS:  Powell Chadwell wrote the following poem:

The rain is in the sky
The rainbow is far above the flowers
They are waving good-bye to the sun
That makes all things grow.

From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Powell Clayton Chadwell was in the fifth grade class in 1941. He wrote an article on airplanes for the Yearbook. He also built a small drum for the school’s Rhythm Band.

From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
“Famous Sayings” from the Sixth Grade Class: Powell: “Wouldn’t you like to know?”

Class Predictions: If the stars are right Powell will be a comedian. He’s a pretty good one now… one of the best in our class.

Class Ambitions: Powell – – – – wants to be a comedian and vie with Tommy [Tobin] for popularity.

From the September 28, 1942 & the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journals:
Powell Clayton Chadwell is a 3rd, 4th & 5th grade reporter for the Junior High Section of these issues of the Mar-Ken Journal.

From the 1943 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Annual:
Nicknames:  Powell – “Petunia”
Predictions 21 years from now: Powell Chadwell will be a clown in a circus.
What would happen if – Powell became a newspaper man?

Powell Chadwell is Editor-in-Chief of the Annual. He also served on the Journalism Choosing, Stencilers, Typing and Printers Committees.