• 50 Years Ago – June 8 through 14, 1963

  • The following items were taken from the June 8 through 14, 1963, Examiner.

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  • The following items were taken from the June 8 through 14, 1963, Examiner.
    • Charles F. Zammar and Larry L. Oderkirk received their doctor’s degree from the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery. Both men were born July 4, 1938, both attended Noland Elementary School and both graduated from William Chrisman High School and attended the University of Kansas City, where they received their bachelor of science degrees.
    • n Charles E. Talbott, Seaman U.S.C.G., son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Talbott of Independence, is on duty at International Ice Patrol headquarters, Argentia, Newfoundland. The Patrol keeps track of icebergs endangering North Atlantic shipping lanes and broadcasts their positions twice daily. The patrol has been in existence since shortly after the Titanic struck a berg and sank.
    • Two well-known brother doctors were honored at a retirement dinner by the Independence Hospital Nurse’s Alumnae Association. Dr. John R. Green, surgeon, hasn’t exactly retired, but he is tapering off. Dr. Stanley L. Green, his younger brother, an eye, ear, nose and throat specialist, has been retired since January. Dr. John has been on the staff at the hospital for 51 years and Dr. Stanley for 40 years.
    • Three boys who were top salesmen in a project of Gray-Y Club members to raise funds for the YMCA World Service program have been announced by Leonard Eble, executive secretary of the Jackson County branch. The boys are Chris Campbell, Rusty Maggard and Jack Wilis, all of Independence. Gray-Y members raised about $600 selling thin mints.
    • A special feature of the Jackson County Historical Society meeting was the presentation of the original historical map of Jackson County by Mrs. John H. Grinter, done by Mrs. Grinter and her late husband who was a photographer, surveyor and former deputy county highway engineer/ The map, hand-drawn and hand-colored, hangs in the Jail Museum.
    – Jillayne Ritchie