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John Otho Arnold, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1880
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1971
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

His obituary was in The Courier-Journal, Friday, 12-17-1971.
JOHN O. ARNOLD SR. DIES; WAS COURT COMMISSIONER - JOHN O. ARNOLD SR., a former master commissioner of Jefferson Circuit Court, died at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Methodist Evangelical Hospital. He was 91 and lived at 2223 Grinstead Drive. Arnold, a Democrat, became commissioner in 1948 and served until 1958. Before that he was an assistant commonwealth's attorney for 12 years. His first political office was that of assistant county attorney. Arnold began his law practice in 1903 with the firm of O'Neal & O'Neal. He later was associated with L. R. Curtis and J. E. Hutchins. He was a native of Versailles, and was educated in Woodford County schools and a private school of Versailles. He graduated from Louisville Male High School in 1900 and from the Jefferson School of Law in 1903. Arnold was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church and the Falls City Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, the former May Mattingly, of Louisville; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Thrasher, of Fresno, Calif; a son, John Arnold Jr., of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Pearsons, 1310 S. Third, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Another obituary was in The Courier-Journal, Friday, 12-17-1971.
ARNOLD, JOHN O. SR. Wed. Dec. 15th, 1971, at 5:50 p.m. at the Methodist Evangelical Hospital. Residence, 2223 Grinstead. Beloved husband of May Mattingly Arnold. Father of Mrs. Nancy Thrasher, Fresno, Calif.; and Mr. John O. Arnold Jr., Tampa, Florida. Brother of Dr. Joe Irvin Arnold, Cambridge, Mass.; and Mrs. Lydia Miller, Versailes, Ky. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral from Pearson's, 1310 S. 3rd St. Sat. morning at 11 o'clock. Interment in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
Deceased: ARNOLD, JOHN O.
Birth Date: / /
Death Date: / /
Service Date: Dec 18, 1971
Property Information: SECTION 5, Lot 290, Part SE1/2, Range , Grave *2-A. 
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  Sue Cora Peabody Arnold (1885 - 1922)
Note: Burial Date: 12/18/1971,
Cave Hill Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION 5 Lot 290-SE1/2 Grave: 6
Created by: Dolores & Danny Bohn
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
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John Otho Arnold, Sr
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