|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1914|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1992|
Arthur Leroy Reppert, second child of Bert Stewart and Margaret "Maggie" (Gove) Reppert, was born Jul. 17, 1914 in Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri. In 1920 at age 6 he is shown on the census as living at home with his parents and siblings. In the 1930 Census at age 16 he is still living at home, he is listed as a student and was attending Westport High School.
After graduating from Westport High School he borrows enough money from one of his teachers to attend William Jewell College in Liberty, Clay Co., Missouri where he meets and on Aug. 7, 1937 marries his wife, Louella Leah Cummins.
In the 1940 census he and his wife are living in Liberty and he is listed as an Abstract titler in an Abstract office (Clay County Abstract Company). He started working there in 1936 and he is working for his father in law.
In about 1939 Arthur enrolled in the Kansas City School of Law and graduated in 1941 and passed the bar to become an attorney. He continued to work in the Abstract/Title Company the rest of his life. On May 6 1942 he was elected manager of the Abstract Company after the death of his father in law. In 1944 Arthur joined the Navy as an Ensign and was discharged in 1946 and returned to the Abstract Company.
In September of 1956 Arthur was elected President of the Missouri Land Title Association, and in 1961 Arthur was elected President of the American Land Title association.
Through the years 1938 through 1957 except when he was in the Navy, Arthur was the Scoutmaster of the Boy Scout troop in Liberty. The Boy Scouts in the Kansas City area have a summer camp in St Clair County, Missouri and as part of the camping experience they have an Indian based organization called the tribe of Micosay, in 1961 Arthur was elevated to the rank of Chieftain for his many years of service to the Boy Scouts on the greater Kansas City area.
Arthur was a community leader serving on many boards and committees, among them the Liberty School Board, the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce to name a few.
One of the highlights of his life was when, as a guest of Lamar Hunt, and his associate Morgan Maxfield he and wife were escorted to Cape Canaveral, Florida to watch the launch of Apollo 14.
Arthur stayed active in the Clay County Title Company until his death on Aug 15 1992, he is buried in the Liberty Cemetery next to his wife.
Bert Stewart Reppert (1879 - 1953)
Margaret Lee Gove Reppert (1883 - 1945)
Louella Leah Cummins Reppert (1915 - 1996)
Betty Lou Reppert Anderson (1952 - 2016)*
Esthermae Reppert Magers (1912 - 2004)*
Arthur Leroy Reppert (1914 - 1992)
John Clarence Reppert (1919 - 1997)*
Warren Albert Reppert (1922 - 1960)*
New Hope Cemetery
Maintained by: micosay
Originally Created by: Member #47019839
Record added: Nov 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31510109
Rest in Peace Chieftain|
Added: Jul. 31, 2013