John McCormick KOHLER

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John M. Kohler (approx. 1935)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/7/09 - Image Year: 1935

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John McCormick KOHLER was the eldest child of Warren and Mary (McCormick) Kohler.

John was born on February 15, 1908 in Turbett Township, Juniata Co., Pa. He was graduated from Port Royal High School in 1926 and attended Beckley's Business College at Harrisburg, Pa. Upon completion of his work at Beckley, he became an instructor at Drake College, Elizabeth, New Jersey. After two years at Drake, he joined Western Electric at Corning, New Jersey. In 1934 he became a salesman for the Armour Fertilizer Company, a position that he held until his death.

On July 11, 1935 John married Mary E. Elder (b January 7, 1910 and d. July 3, 1992), the daughter of Harry Oscar and Elizabeth Ellen Elder. During most of their married life, John and Mary lived at 311 Main Street, Port Royal, but after the death of his father, they moved to 901 Town Lane, his father's home. John McCormick Kohler died on April 28, 1960 of a heart attack while mowing his lawn.

John and Mary had one daughter, Linda Kay Kohler (b. December 30, 1938 and d. September 30, 1998).

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/1/11 - Image Year: 1909
John McCormick Kohler at one year of age.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/7/09 - Image Year: 1926
John M. Kohler as he appeared in his Port Royal High School Yearbook photo in 1926.
Contributed by ray on 1/23/13 - Image Year: 1935
KOHLER, BEALE, BOOK: (standing l-r) John M. Kohler, (Unknown Person), Warren Book. (Sitting atop unknown person) Frank Beale)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/26/10 - Image Year: 1947
DELEGATES TO FAIR CONVENTION - JAN 1947 (Clockwise around table): Helen Hower (with balloon), Dwight B. Hower, Sr., John M. Kohler, Mary Kohler, Dorothy Stimmel, J. Robert Stimmel, Warren M. Kohler, Mary Kohler. (Photo submitted by Ruth and Bud Hower).
Contributed by ray on 1/23/13 - Image Year: 1956
John M. Kohler about 1956 (Photo submitted by Rhonda Stimac McGlothlin)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/23/13 - Image Year: 1960
John M. Kohler speaking at an Armour Sales Meeting (Photo submitted by Rhonda Stimac McGlothlin)

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