William Henry Kohl

23 December 1911–4 May 1999 (Age 87)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Kohl was born on 23 December 1911, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, Henry Kohl, was 31 and his mother, Mathilda Heuchert, was 26. He married Julia Patricia Wangler on 2 October 1937, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. He lived in Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1975. He died on 4 May 1999, in Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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William Henry Kohl
Doris Hermine Harshman
Marriage: 15 September 1984

Spouse and Children

15 September 1984
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mathilda Heuchert




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 1

Women were granted the right to vote in Oregon on November 5, 1912, with 52% of male voters in favor. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Köhl): from Middle High German kōl, köl ‘cabbage’, ‘cabbage head’ (ultimately from Latin caulis ‘stalk’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cabbages.2 from the Germanic personal name Kolo.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Kohl in household of Henry Kohl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Kohl in household of Henry Kohl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William H Kohl, "United States Census, 1940"

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