Joseph Jaromir Kuchar
b. 30 December 1894, d. July 1971
- Father: Josef Kuchar b. 2 August 1862, d. 29 October 1938
- Mother: Anna Hoffman b. October 1864, d. 14 October 1934
- Joseph Jaromir Kuchar was born on 30 December 1894 in Zaubern, Czechoslovakia.
- Anna Hoffman arrived in the Port of New York on 17 May 1895, accompanied by Joseph Jaromir Kuchar, Ludmilla Kuchar, Jaromira Kuchar and Franz M. Kuchar aboard the SS Wittekind traveling from Bremen in the aft compartment.
- Josef Kuchar and Anna Hoffman appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Manhattan, New York, at 341 East 73rd Street. Other members of the household included Joseph Jaromir Kuchar, Ludmilla Kuchar, Jaromira Kuchar, Franz M. Kuchar and Miloslov S. Kuchar.
- Josef Kuchar and Anna Hoffman appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Manhattan, New York, at 341 East 73rd Street. Other members of the household included Joseph Jaromir Kuchar, Franz M. Kuchar and Miloslov S. Kuchar.
- The following appeared on 25 April 1916 in The Evening Telegram: By formal vote of the Columbia University engineering faculty the Illig medals have been awarded to John P. Hubbell, of Garden City, and James T. Kemp and Joseph J. Kuchar, of New York. The medals are voted annually to the three students in the graduating class in the schools of engineering who in the judgment of the faculty have performed their college courses most proficiently.
- Joseph Jaromir Kuchar registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Bergen County, New Jersey, while single and living in Montvale, self-employed there as a farmer.
- He married Mildred Storie, daughter of James W. Storie and Margaret Babcock, circa 1920.
- Joseph Jaromir Kuchar and Mildred Storie appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Montvale, Bergen County, New Jersey, at Franklin Avenue Also living inthe household was servant Clara E Kadig, age 21.. Other members of the household included Keith Kuchar, Robert Kuchar and Margaret Babcock.
- He was a civil engineer for a buliding contractor, according to the census in April 1930.
- Joseph Jaromir Kuchar registered for the draft in 1942 in New Jersey while living with his wife Mildred on Franklin Avenue in Montvale, employed by J. G. White Engineering Corporation (80 Broad Street, New York City) at Mount Hope [Iron] Mine in Morris County.
- A photographic portrait was made of Joseph and Mildred Storie Kuchar.
- At the time of his death Joseph Jaromir Kuchar was living in Montvale, Bergen County, New Jersey.
- Joseph Jaromir Kuchar died in July 1971 at age 76.
- Mildred Storie became a widower at the July 1971 death of his wife.
- The following appeared on 6 March 1988 in The Record: Mildred Storie Kuchar, 94, of Montvale died Saturday. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Park Ridge and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood. Surviviving are two sons, Keith of Montvale and Robert of Mahwah; a daughter, Margaret Laurier of Walton, N.Y; a sister, Mae Millikin of Clermont, Fla; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1971. A memorial service is scheduled Wednesday night at 8 at the United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by the Robert Spearing Funeral Home in Park Ridge. Donations to the Tri-Boro Ambulance Corps or the United Methodist Church would be appreciated.
- Last Edited: 4 Nov 2014