Page 120 of the 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" indicates that John Hamilton Korns was the son of Silas Wright Korns, and states "John Hamilton Korns, b. Oct. 7, 1883, married Bessie Lee Pennywitt, Sept. 6, 1907.". For a memoir and photos of John Hamilton Korns at kornsfamily.net, click here.
The following two pages are from the 1909 book "Catalogue of Alpha Kappa Kappa Fraternity". Page 146 indicates that John Hamilton Korns was born in Mount Victory, Ohio on October 7, 1883, was initiated into the fraternity on February 17, 1906, has a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Chicago.
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