James Allen Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

James was born on 18 FEB 1933 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, the son of Cornelius S. Hotchkiss and Zona Lucille Mcleod.

He died on 5 MAR 1994 in Irvine, Orange County, California.

His wife was Louise Popovich, who he married on 19 FEB 1959. The place has not been found. Their three known children were Laura Ann (Private) (1960-?), Philip Warren (Private) (1962-?) and Leslie Ellen (Private) (1965-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


James Allen Hotchkiss


Cornelius S. Hotchkiss


Edward Ferguson Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Christina Ferguson


Nellie Louise Washington


James Washington


Harriet Jane Wilkinson


Zona Lucille Mcleod


James Mcleod


John Cameron Mcleod


Mary Mann Whiteford


Jennie Lind Miles



Birth18 FEB 1933
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Death5 MAR 1994
Place: Irvine, Orange County, California
Burial9 MAR 1994
Place: Burlingame Cmtry, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas


Note 1

!Alias: Jimmy Allen.

Notes: Mantained more than one house. Was contacted at his Wichita residence as late as 1985 by Cindy Hotchkiss, as she attempted to find her grandfather James Arther Hotchkiss.


Jimmy Allen graduated from college in Kansas and received a B.S. in Economics and a degree in Philosophy. He worked for Kimberly Clark Corporation for a number of years - he was Regional Vice President. He was also in Venture Capital investments, and the financial securities business.

!Obituary: [The Osage County Chronicle, Thurs, 17 Mar 1994, page 16, column 5] -- Deaths and Funerals -- James Allen Hotchkiss --


IRVINE, Calif.-James Allen Hotchkiss, 61, Irvine, Calif., formerly of Burlingame, died Sat., March 5, 1994 at an Irvine Hospital.


Mr. Hotchkiss was a financial consultant and had lived in California more than 25 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and had worked at Beach Aircraft in Wichita several years ago.


He was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Burlingame, the son of Neal S. and Zona McLeod Hotchkiss. He was reared in Burlingame and was graduated from Harveyville High School. He attended Wichita State University and received a masters of business administration degree there.


He was married to Louise Popvich, whom he met in San Francisco, California. She survives.


Other survivors include two daughters, Laura Goodrich, Irvine, Calif., and Leslie Hotchkiss, Irvine, Calif.; a son, Philip Hotchkiss, Corona Del Mar, Calif.; his father Neal S. Hotchkiss, Burlingame; a sister, Twila Grissinger, Titusville, Fla.; a brother, Darrel Hotchkiss, Burlingame; and two half sisters, Jennie Foutz, Lawton, Okla., and Emily Hotchkiss, Seattle,


Graveside services were at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Burlingame Cemetery. Carey Funeral Home, Burlingame, was in charge of arrangements. --