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Biography

The Life story of John H. Gohde told in his own words.

The German Heritage of the Gohde Name

The name Gohde is of northern German origin. A search in Google's graphic images reveals that most of my distant relatives are still living in Germany. In the states, most live in the Midwest.

My patriarchal grandparents immigrated to America during the mid 1920s. My father was born in Germany. And, he was a fan of the Doc Savage comic book. My grandparents owned and operated a mom and pop grocery store in Scarsdale, New York. I grew up in Yorktown Heights, New York in Westchester county.

John H. Gohde is a College Graduate

Educationally, I have earned two different undergraduate college degrees in Virginia, as well as attended graduate school at Virginia Commonwealth University.

After graduating from college, I stayed in Virginia because of the warmer climate. Was married for about four years, and had one son.

My Son is Successful

My son is a graduate of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. And, currently teaches math and computer science at the high school level. In addition, he is an accomplished abstract and portrait artist. And, has sold his paintings internationally.

John H. Gohde is a Private Person

This John H. Gohde has lived in the Richmond Virginia Metropolitan area for over 30 years, has a private life, and is a senior citizen.

 

 


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