Doctor of Osteopathy.
Survived by husband, Rev. Joseph A. Kahl and daughter, Irma; sister, Mrs. I. R. Matthews of Homestead; and a sister, brothers and her parents in North Dakota.
Dr. Kahl was one of seven children. As an infant the Woodburys moved to Glydon and then to Ada, Minnesota where they remained for 11 years. They then moved to Forest River, North Dakota and moved once more to their current location of Abercrombie, ND. She attended school in Grand Forks, ND, passing up a trip to her mother's home state of Vermont. At sixteen she traveled to Mt. Pelier, VT in order to attend high school where she resided with her aunt Mrs. C. A. Gale. After graduating she returned to ND where she taught in the towns of Abercrombie and Wahpeton. In 1905 she graduated from Still College of Osteopath after completing a 20 month course. For post-graduate education, Dr. Kahl enrolled in the Los Angeles College of Osteopathy, where she was both a student and instructor. Visiting her parents home in their new location of Driscoll, ND in 1907, Dr. Kahl resumed her profession there. She married Rev. Kahl, Aug. 20, 1908 in Driscoll.
Rev. and Dr. Kahl spent one year living in Hunter, ND, then the family, that now included daughter, Irma, moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL where Rev. Kahl organized, in 1911, Park Temple Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 100 N. E. 2nd Ave. After a year's stay the family moved to Homestead, FL. Dr. Kahl was the organizer of the Women's Improvement association and the Womens Christian Temperance League in Homestead, and entertained many speaking engagements.
Graduation from Still College verified by Anna Mullen, MA
Research Coordinator, Museum of Osteopathic Medicine
and International Center for Osteopathic History,800 West Jefferson,Kirksville, MO 63501
Sources: Homestead Banner, Oct. 17 & 24, 1913. Miami Metropolis, Oct. 14, 1913
Joseph A Kahl
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