John E. Walther


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John "Jack" Edgar Walther was 2 years younger than his brother Joe. They were very good friends. Jack married Mildred Van Hook a nurse introduced to him by Joe.

Jack graduated from Indiana University Law School. He worked in Civil Service. He was a judge on the island of Okinawa, Japan after WWII.





Jack's Rushville Highschool Photo (click to enlarge)


Jack and Mildred lived in Honolulu, Oahu, HI. Shortly after they were married the Pearl Harbor was bombed.

Jack and Mildred could feel the bombs hit. They went to help and narrowly escaped shrapnel which tore a hole in the roof of their car. (Below: Joe, Mary Margaret & Jack, Mildred is the Photographer, 1979)