John Hotchkiss

[28 JUN 1931 - K2 - 20388 - 5 MAR 2013]

John Hotchkiss Eulogies

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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Rollie Nordlie - Carl McNair - ? - Jack Viney - Bob Johnson - Dave Maurer - John Hotchkiss ['55 West Point Society President's Conference - West Point - 1994]



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McNair - Jill Wiegand - Nordlie - Maurer - Hotchkiss' -
Bob Johnson - Viney's [MAY 1994]



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Hotchkiss - Malooley - Feagin - McCloskey -
Robertson - ? - ? [Duke Game - c1993]



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Jerra Hotchkiss and Vicki Roades
[c1993]



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Chuck Roades and John Hotchkiss
[c1993]



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Regnier's - Hotchkiss - Heye's
[1991]



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Gerry Samos and John Hotchkiss
[1991]



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1st Row: Marlowe and Jack Viney - Cynthia (Paul Smor's date) - Ronnie and Bill McWilliams - Bobbie Samos - Betsey Lowry - 2nd Row: Georgie Regnier - Doris O'Brien - Toni Maurer - Shirley Jacobs - Paul Smor - 3rd Row: Sam Lowry - Bonnie and Bud DeMaris - Dave Maurer - EJ O'Brien - Del Jacobs - 4th Row: Dick Regnier - Bud Hall - John Hotchkiss - Gerry Samos [McWilliams Army/Navy Party - DEC 1989]



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McWilliams' - Maurer's - Jim Miller's - Spaulding's - Dax's -
Jacobs' - Viney's - Hotchkiss' - Bob Soper (center rear) [1988]



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Marlowe Viney - Ronnie McWilliams - Nancy Miller - Dot Spaulding - Celia Dax - Shirley Jacobs - Jerra Hotchkiss - Toni Maurer [1988]



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Del Jacobs - John Hotchkiss - Jack Viney
[1988]



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Woody Fleming and John Hotchkiss
[1986]



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K-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Oscar Turner x55 - Patton - Sherman (CO) - Flynn - Perkins - Cini - 2nd Row: Paul Parks - Millard - Hall - Hotchkiss - 3rd Row: Greer - Pace - Wilburn - Karam - 4th Row: Gay - Doyle - Traut



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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John Farwell Hotchkiss, Jr was born on 28 June 1931 in Auburn, California and was appointed to West Point from the 2nd Congressional District of California. He entered West Point on 3 July 1951. He was in Company K 2, a Cadet Corporal his Second Class Year and was a Lieutenant and Platoon Leader his First Class Year. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force.



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Jerra Downey Hotchkiss

Birth: Jun. 30, 1932
Carthage
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 2007
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Jerra D. Hotchkiss, 74, died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Mission Hospital, due to a stroke.

She is survived by her husband, John, her loving partner for 52 years, and children, Jeffrey, with wife, Karen, of Portland, Ore; daughter, Holland, of Iowa City, Iowa; and John, with wife, Bophal, and son, Khameran, of Needham, Mass. She also leaves behind her sisters, Paula Smith, of Herrin, Ill., and Eleanor Freund, of Springfield, Mo., and their children and grandchildren.

Jerra was born in Carthage, Mo., of parents, Paul and Erlene Downey, and graduated from Drury College in Springfield, Mo.

Following graduation, she received a scholarship to Tobe Coburn School for Fashion Careers in New York City, completing work there in 1955, the year she married John. Jerra worked as a public school teacher in Texas before having her first child, and later served as executive secretary to an entrepreneur in Seattle and to a senior executive at Garfinckel's in Washington, D.C. Her last formal work was with an interior design studio in Manhattan Beach, Calif., which she enjoyed immensely.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held at Morris Funeral Home at 304 Merrimon Ave., Asheville.

Published: 2007-03-29 Asheville Citizen Times

Burial:
Green Hills Cemetery
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA


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John Farwell Hotchkiss, Jr.

(1931 - 2013)

John Farwell Hotchkiss, Jr., of Asheville, died March 5, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. He was 81.

John was born on June 28, 1931 in San Francisco, California to John Farwell and Isobel Montana Hotchkiss. He attended Placerville High School in Placerville, California, then West Point Military Academy, graduating in 1955. He married Jerra Ann Downey of Springfield, Missouri later that year.

John served in the Air Force as a fighter pilot until 1960, and spent the remainder of his career in the aeronautics industry. He and Jerra retired to Asheville in 1993.

John is survived by his daughter, Holland of Iowa City; sons, Jeffrey (Karen) of Portland, Oregon and John (Bophal) of Needham, Massachusetts; and grandsons, Khammeran and Vann. He was preceded in death by his mother; sister, Gloria; father, and wife.


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