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Walter Jodok Kohler

manufacturer executive

Walter Jodok Kohler, American manufacturer executive. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.

Background

Kohler, Walter Jodok was born on April 4, 1904 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Walter Jodok and Charlotte (Schroeder) Kohler.

Education

Graduate Philips-Andover Academy, 1921. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1925. Doctor of Laws, Beloit College, 1951, Northland College.

Doctor of Civil Law, Ripon College, 1953. Doctor of Humane Letters, Lakeland College, 1961.

Career

Employed Kohler Company (Wis), 1925-1947. President Vollrath Company, Sheboygan, 1947-1968, chairman, 1959-1976. Director Security First National Bank, Mistress Paul’s Kitchen, Philadelphia Governor of Wisconsin 1951-1956.

Chairman American Cancer Society, 1952-1959, director, 1949-1963.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Clubs: University (Milwaukee).

Connections

Married Charlotte McAleer, November 8, 1948. Children: Terry Jodok, Charlotte Nicolette.

father:
Walter Jodok Kohler

mother:
Charlotte (Schroeder) Kohler

spouse:
Charlotte McAleer

children:
Terry Jodok Kohler

Charlotte Nicolette Kohler