John & Lydia Kinzer*

John & Lydia Kinzer*

donor plaque

The late John R. Kinzer, ba '34, was born July 7, 1912. He graduated from Washburn in 1934 with a B.A. in music. He married Lydia (Greene) Kinzer, ba '30, she was born August 3, 1907 and graduated cum laude from Washburn in 1930 with a B.A. in mathematics. While at Washburn, she was in Phi Kappa Phi and received departmental honors. She passed away in 1992. Kinzer donated his Heckel Bassoon valued at $15,000 to Washburn in 1991, and also left Washburn an estate gift. He passed away August 25, 1996.