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Joseph Wilbur Kolb

Joseph Wilbur Kolb, American educator. Member White House Conference on Aging; member Indiana Joint Commission on Aged and Aging, National, Indiana, Gibson County retired teachers associations, Gibson County Council on Aging. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1956, 60,; Member National Education Association, American Association Retired Persons, Wabash Valley Association.; Mason (32deg. Shriner); member Order Eastern Star.

Background

  • Kolb, Joseph Wilbur was born on January 5, 1902 in near Princeton, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret M. (Phillips) Kolb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University, 1926, A.M., 1931. Postgrad, Evansville College, 1948-1952, Indiana State Teachers College, since 1950, Oakland City College, since 1952.

    Career

    • Teacher, administrator public schools, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, 1923-1968. Named Older Hoosier of Year, Area 13 B.

    Politics

    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Religion

    Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Member White House Conference on Aging. Member Indiana Joint Commission on Aged and Aging, National, Indiana, Gibson County retired teachers associations, Gibson County Council on Aging. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1956, 60.

    Member National Education Association, American Association Retired Persons, Wabash Valley Association. Mason (32deg. Shriner). Member Order Eastern Star.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Wolfe, June 21, 1922. Children– Unalea (Mistress Andrew Robb), Mary Lu (Mistress Thomas Orr).
    • father: Joseph Kolb
    • mother: Margaret M. (Phillips) Kolb
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Wolfe
    • children: Unalea Kolb (Mistress Andrew Robb)
    • Mary Lu Kolb (Mistress Thomas Orr)
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    Born January 5, 1902
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