Andrew Drumm Institute
Memories 1929 - 1984
On May 5, 1983, this magnificent Burr Oak towering over
the entrance to the Andrew Drumm Institute, was cut down
to widen Lee's Summit Road.  The Stone entrance that was
there in 1919, was removed at that time, and according to
Mr. Berkemeier, it was to be replaced by the city of
Independence but never was.
William (Bill) Richards
Major Andrew Drumm,
Andrew Drumm Institute

Founded in Jackson County, Independence, Missouri,
in 1928 by Major Andrew Drumm (1828 - 1919)

This web site is dedicated to preserve the memory of
Major and Mrs. Andrew Drumm, who gave so much to
society in general and to needy boys in particular.
The work ethics and values instilled in boys at Drumm
opened  many doors of opportunity and achievements.

Major Drumm's life
History of the Andrew Drumm Institute
Accomplishments of the boys who lived there
And much, much, more.....

This web site created and maintained
by Jason Creed, grandson of
WILLIAM W. RICHARDS, who graduated from Drumm in