KMEA Hall of Fame
August S. Trollman
Inducted in 1987
August S. Trollman was born in Leavenworth, where he graduated from high school in 1930. He took his bachelor's degree from Emporia State Teachers College, did graduate work at The University of Kansas, Western State Teachers College in Colorado, and Southwestern College. He began teaching in Fairview in 1934 and later moved to Sedan. In 1945 he went to Arkansas City, where he spent thirty years until his retirement. He also directed community bands and orchestras. From 1967 until 1975, he taught at the junior college in Arkansas City.