Julius Ewald Kockritz, 1876-1931
Born: January 3, 1876, Napoleonville, Louisiana.
Died: March 28, 1931.
Buried: Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Kentucky.
Son of Herman and Emma Winkler Kockritz, Ewald was one of 10 children. He grew up in Henderson, Kentucky, and as a young man, worked for a grain company, and as a journalist and telegraph operator. At age 16, he became private secretary to Governor John Young of Kentucky, a post he held three years. He then attended Eden Theological Seminary (graduated 1901), and Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio (graduated 1908).
Kockritz served pastorates in Clarington, Ohio (1901-05); St. Luke’s, Cincinnati (1905-10); Salem, New Orleans (1910-17); and Bethel, Evansville (1917-31). H… Go to person page >