In Memory

George Kinkle - Class Of 1942

George Kinkle

George P Kinkle III passed away on May 16, 2014 at home with family. He leaves his devoted wife, Caroline Moore Kinkle (SPHS '45); sons George 'Randy' Kinkle, Cary (Jill) Kinkle; son-in-law Terrance Fredricks; granddaughters Katelyn Kinkle, Kelsey Kinkle, and Shelby Fredricks. He was preceded in death by his daughter Christi Kinkle Fredricks and his sister Mary Murray Sullivan.

George was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1925. His family moved to San Marino where he attended Huntington School and South Pasadena High School, class of 1942. He went to USC where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the USC tennis team. He joined the US Navy and became a Lieutenant J.G. The Navy sent him to Cornell University for a short time. He received his engineering and law degrees at USC. George practiced law with his father and then formed his law firm, Kinkle, Rodiger, and Spriggs with five offices in southern California. Early in his career he made speeches for Republican candidates. He was active on the boards of the Walter Hoving Home and the Arboretum. He was a member of Annandale Golf Club since 1955. George was a member of Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena. He appreciated his family and his cats and dogs. He was a strong supporter of our constitutional form of government.

Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2014