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Edward Leroy Kohnle, American corporate executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1938, Silver Antelope award Boy Scouts American, 1946, Silver Buffalo award Boy Scouts American, 1958; Dayton Young Men’s Christian Association leaders fellow, 1953.


Kohnle, Edward Leroy was born on February 26, 1892 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederick and Laura Ophelia (Hildabolt) Kohnle.


Student, University Pennsylvania, 1911-1913.


With, Monarch Marking System, from 1912;secretary-treasurer, board directors, Monarch Marking System, 1920-1951;president, Monarch Marking System, 1951-1963;Chairman of the Board, Monarch Marking System, 1963-1967;chairman emeritus, Monarch Marking System, from 1967. Director emeritus Dayton Power & Light Company, 1st National Bank. Board directors State Fidelity, Federal Savings & Loan Association.


Christian faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.


Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.


Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.


President Dayton Young Men’s Christian Association, 1936-1940. Member world's committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1937-1942. Member national executive board Boy Scouts American, from 1953, president Miami Valley council, 1953-1955, 64-65.

Board directors Junior Achievement, president, 1965. Trustee Miami Valley Hospital, Wilmington College, 1957-1960. 1st lieutenant CAC, United States Army, 1918-1925.

Member of the Chamber of Commerce (president 1935-1936), Ohio Society New York, Church Federation Dayton (vice president), Dayton Philharmonic Association (board directors), Masons (33 degree), Rotary (past president), Engineers Cluib, Kappa Sigma.


Married Esther Bridge, June 21, 1916. Children: John Edward, Phyllis Ann (Mistress Richard C. Castor).

Frederick Kohnle

Laura Ophelia (Hildabolt) Kohnle

Esther Bridge

John Edward Kohnle

Phyllis Ann Kohnle (Mistress Richard C. Castor)