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Ginter

Family History

John Arthur Ginter, a Short Biography

My grandfather's name was John Arthur Ginter. He was born in October 17, 1917. He grew up in Illinois and graduated at Knox College in Galesburg. He majored in economics and ended up moving to Michigan where he married my grandmother June Menninger & landed a job with Ford Motor Company. He worked with them for 39 years . Throughout his life he lived in several homes. His first home after marriage was on Coyle Avenue in Detroit. Shortly after moving in he entered the airforce photoUS Air Force as a pilot. Photo shown is him in uniform with his mother-in-law, Gertrude Menninger.


His membership card while at Knox in the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. tke member card tke pin

1940 Knox College Yearbook Photo
1940 Knox College Yearbook Photo from the Gale, John Ginter in the top right corner






1940 Knox College Yearbook Photo
1940 Knox College Yearbook Photo from the Gale, John Ginter standing on the left



Knox College Postcard
Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois



army air forces
Army Air Forces Certificate of Appreciation



watkins lake
John A. Ginter at Watkins Lake. The Ginters rented a cottage for a few years across the way from the Menninger's.



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John A. Ginter & June Menninger



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Deerfield-Shields Township Highland Park High School Diploma 1936



grad photo
Graduation photo



Diploma
Knox College Diploma