Waterloo Region Generations
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Elmer John Hohl

Elmer John Hohl

Male 1919 - 1987  (68 years)

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  • Name Elmer John Hohl 
    Born 16 Jan 1919  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1987  Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-106881 
    Buried Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I106881  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Family ID F42550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Elmer John Hohl
    Elmer John Hohl
    World Champion Horseshoe Tosser

  • Notes 
    • Canadian Wins Horseshoe Title

      Keene, N.H. - Elmer Hohl of Wellesley, Ontario, won the annual world horseshoe tournament with a 32-3 record Wednesday and became the first Canadian to do it.

      Hohl pitched a total of 2,428 ringers in 2,870 tosses during the 11 day competition. But his 84.6% of ringers was surpassed by fourth placed Curt Day of Frankfort, Ind., with 86%. Day ended up with a 29-6 record in the round robin play.

      Ray Martin of Philo, Ill. had 85.2% but finished second with 31-4 in games.

      The Milwaukee Journal-11 Aug 1965

  • Sources 
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  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1919 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1987 - Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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