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Frank Theodore Koehler Jr. ’48

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Frank Theodore Koehler Jr. ’48, January 6, 2011, in Portland. Bud's studies at Reed were interrupted by service as a navy pilot in the Pacific during World War II. He studied at Reed for three years before transferring to the University of Oregon. In a political science class at the university, he met Patricia M. Cain ’49, who was a transfer student from Reed. They married in 1947 and raised two daughters and two sons. Bud's career in insurance began in 1948 with the Charles W. Sexton Company. He was also a member of the City Club, the Portland Chamber of Commerce, the University Club, and the Elks, and was actively involved in Little League, the Boy Scouts, the United Fund, and the Portland Parks Bureau.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2011

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