John Leon Kroll Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Recreation, New York University, 1948. Master of Arts in Health Education, New York University, 1949. Postgraduate in school administration, University Connecticut, 1955.
Teacher physical education, New York City Board Education, 1948-1949; director physical education, Waterford (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1949-1951; founder, Chairman of the Board, Jayfro Corporation, Waterford, 1953-1986; public, Jayfro Periscope national newsletter, 1973-1981; co-founder (with wife), Kroll Press and Publication & Advertising Waterford, Company, 1978. Board directors Connecticut Bank & Trust Company, New London.
Board directors Tennis Foundation North America, 1973-1979, Young Men’s Christian Association, Boca Raton, Florida, 1977-1980, Southeast Connecticut Ostomy Committee, 1980-1986, Catholic Charities Corporation Fund Raising Board, Norwich Diocese, 1981-1986. Honorary board directors Flatbush Boys Club, Brooklyn, 1975-1980. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1946-1951. Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Athletic Institute (director 1975-1976), American Council International Sports (director 1977-1986), Education Industries Association (director 1972-1976), Exhibitors Association Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation and Dance (executive board directors 1970-1976, president 1973-1974), National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (honorary life.
Exhibitors committee 1974-1978), National Sporting Goods Association, Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (show steering committee 1973-1979, chairman membership committee 1975-1978), National School Supply and Equipment Association (director, executive committee 1973-1975, chairman convention and exhibitions committee 1975-1978). Clubs: Lambs (New York City). Delray Beach (Florida).
Rotary (Waterford); New York University (New York City).
Son of Hammond and Sylvia (Heimberger) K. M. Evelyn Maher, December 29, 1966. 1 daughter, Sharon; stepchildren: John Brennan, James Brennan.
1948 - 1949
1949 - 1951
1973 - 1981