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John Kobler, American, French Writer.

Background

Kobler, John was born on January 7, 1910 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Son of Albert John and Mignon (Sommers) Kobler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1931.

Career

Newspaper reporter, New York Evening Journalforeign correspondent, INS, Universal Syndicatereporter-feature writer, King Features, New York Daily Mirror, 1931-1939;editor, Prime Minister, 1940-1942;civilian intelligence officer, Army of the United States, North Africa, 1943-1944;civilian intelligence officer, Army of the United States, Italy, 1943-1944;civilian intelligence officer, Army of the United States, France, 1943-1944;attached, American Embassy, Paris, 1945-1946;associate editor, Life, 1946-1947;freelance contributor, New Yorker, 1947-1957;freelance contributor, Life, 1947-1957;freelance contributor, Saturday Evening Post, 1947-1957;freelance contributor, Colliers, 1947-1957;freelance contributor, others, 1947-1957;contributing editor, Saturday Evening Post, 1957-1964;editor-at-large, Saturday Evening Post, from 1965.

Works

Connections

Married Adele Palmer, January 7, 1932 (divorced 1945). Children– Albert John III, Lynn (Mistress James Hannon Junior). Married Ruth Margaret Low, April 5, 1945 (divorced 1963).

Children– Karen, Andrea. Married Evelyn Cummins, February 10, 1966 (divorced). Married Rita Stein, January 27, 1984.

father:
Albert John Kobler

mother:
Mignon (Sommers) Kobler

spouses:
Adele Palmer

Ruth Margaret Low

Evelyn Cummins

Rita Stein

children:
Albert John III Kobler

Lynn Kobler (Mistress James Hannon Junior)

Karen Kobler

Andrea Kobler