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Appraisal company executive

Kenneth Travers Caplinger, American Appraisal company executive ( fin: insurance)appraisal company executive. award outstanding achievement as regional gov.


Caplinger, Kenneth Travers was born on June 16, 1912 in Advance, Indiana, United States. Son of James Sylvester and Buelah E. (Dale) Caplinger.


Student, LaSalle Extension University, 1936—1939. Student, Edison Tech.Sch., 1955—1957. Student, American Society Appraiser, 1959—1960.


President, Caplinger & Company, Seattle, 1945-1950. Industrial specialist United States Defense Production Adminstn., Washington, 1951-1952. Chief regionalappraiser for State of Washington, United States Small Business Administration, Seattle, 1953-1972.

Owner, manager Equitable Appraisal Company, Seattle, 1972— Cons. business management. Lecturer, instructor property valuation seminars, Seattle, 1953-1972. Member Washington State Gov's Board Economics Advisors, 1978^.

Co-founder, president Stevens Memorial Hospital, Edmonds, Washington, 1958, director, since 1959. President, founder Hillwood Park Community Club, Lynnwood, Washington, 1956. President Young Democratic Clubs, King County, Washington, 1939.


Member Washington State Gov's Board Economic Advisors, from 1978. Co-founder, president Stevens Memorial Hospital, Edmonds, Washington, 1958, director, from 1959. President founder Hillwood Park Cmty Club, Lynnwood, 1956.

President Young Democratic Club, King County, 1939. Member of American Legion, American Arbitration Association (panel), American Society Appraisers (honorary, life, senior, Outstanding Achievement as Regional Governor award 1964), Seattle College Club, Shriners Lodge, Masons Lodge (life. 32 degree).


Married Jessie Mary Edrington, November 30, 1933. Children: Paul Jay, Ronald Dale, Janet Gail.

James Sylvester Caplinger

Buelah E. (Dale) Caplinger

Jessie Mary Edrington

Paul Jay Caplinger

Ronald Dale Caplinger

Janet Gail Caplinger