Edgar W. Tomberlin



  • Born in Monticello, Fl.
  • Graduated from Columbia High School, Lake City, Fl. 1942
  • Graduated from University of Florida
  • Taught at Wildwood High School, Wildwood, Fl. 1951-1958
  • Taught at Bushnell High School, Bushnell, Fl. 1958-1964
  • Principal, Sumter County School Board 1964-1985
  • Recipient of Florida Star Teacher Award
  • Chairman of Florida County on Elementary Education
  • Appointed by two governors as member of Governor’s Conference on Education
  • President of Sumter County Educational Association (several terms)
  • Served in World War II in 717th Battalion ;ETO
  • Board of Directors, FL Council on Elem. Ed., 5 terms
  • Tomberlin Administration Building at Bushnell Elem.; School is named in his honor.
  • Granddaughter (Kelli Veal) teacher of Agri. Science at South Sumter High School
  • Two Generations appointed to serve on their State Ed. Comm.