John Falb JR
FALB, OTLEY, GUTZ
Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall (email)
Date: 12/6/2008 at 19:46:52
Falb, John Jr, Postville
Member, State Highway Commission
Born in 1909, the son of the late John Falb of Elgin. Educated in the Elgin school system and graduated from the University of Iowa, college of commerce. Married Honorine Otley in 1934. They have four children Kathryn, Mrs. John Gutz of Cedar Rapids; John O. Falb, a partner in the Falb Motor Company; Richard, dental studnt at SUI; and Mark, a student at SUI. Began his business career in Elgin in 1931. Owner and operator of the Falb Motor Co. in Postville and affiliated with the dealership in West Union. Member of the Presbyterian Church in Postville; member of the Masonic Lodge; member and past president of the Postville Commercial Club; member and past president of Kiwanis Club; past member of the board of education; Elks Club; past member of the Northeast Iowa Council of Boy Scouts; served on the executive board of the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association.
~Iowa Official Record, 1965-1966; Boards, Commissions and Departments, State Highway Commission, pg 163
~Note: John Falb Jr died Sept 19, 1980; his wife Honorine died Oct 17, 1994; both are buried in the Postville, Iowa cemetery
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