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John Henry Alsmiller
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1900
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1955
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

COURIER JOURNAL OBITUARY 04/18/1955
JOHN H. ALSMILLER, FORMER CLERK OF COURT, CUSTOMS COLLECTOR DIES - SERVED 12 YEARS AS LEGAL AIDE
John H. Alsmiller, clerk of Jefferson Circuit Court from 1934 to 1946 and federal collector of customs here from 1948 to 1952, died at 2:55 a.m. yesterday [April 17, 1955] at St. Joseph Infirmary. He was 54. Alsmiller, who stood 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighed more than 300 pounds, had been in ill health for the past two years. He lived at 122 N. Western Parkway with his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Simon Alsmiller, and a daughter, Lennie Ann. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. J.W. Server. Alsmiller served as circuit clerk for two six-year terms before he was defeated for re-nomination in the 1956 Democratic primary. He also was elected president of the Kentucky Circuit Clerks Association in 1940 for a six-year term. President Harry S. Truman appointed him customs collector but he was ousted in 1952 when his term expired and the Republican Party came into office. Before starting his political career, Alsmiller was employed for 17 years by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. He was a member of the West End Optimist Club. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ratterman's, 2114 W. Market. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery.

COURIER JOURNAL OBITUARY 04/18/1955
ALSMILLER - Mr. John H., age 54 years, Sunday, April 17, 1955, at 2:55 a.m., at St. Joseph's Infirmary; residence, 122 North Western Pkwy. Beloved husband of Mrs. Dorothy Simon Alsmiller; devoted father of Miss Lennie Ann Alsmiller; brother of Mrs. J.W. Server; uncle of Robert Walling. Funeral from Ratterman's, 2114 W. Market St., Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment in St. Louis Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Ernest Alsmiller (1873 - 1923)
  Elizabeth M. Gathof Alsmiller (1876 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Simon Alsmiller (1912 - 1976)
 
 Sibling:
  John Henry Alsmiller (1900 - 1955)
  Edith R. Alsmiller Server (1902 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Louis Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 08, 2013
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John Henry Alsmiller
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