James Coder

2010 THS Distinguished Staff

Guidance Counselor

A Wamego native, Mr. Coder attended Kansas State and Highland Community College graduating with an AB degree from Washburn University in 1958 and Master’s from KU in 1965. Briefly teaching in Pottawatomie Co.; he taught social studies at T.H.S. (1958-61) served as Guidance Counselor (1961-74), and was the Topeka Public Schools Director of Guidance Services (1947-86). He retired in 1986.