John O. Maher was born on June 9, 1917. His family had a history in the men’s clothing business, and he joined that business after serving in the Army during World War II.
John married Mina Lou Carlston on June 12, 1940, and they enjoyed 52 years together. John’s children, Mike, Tom and Nancy, also joined the family clothing business.
John is an 80-year Rotarian and an 80-year Kokomo Country Club member. He was president of the Kokomo Country Club in 1971. John plays golf three or four times each summer, and can be seen raking his leaves or washing his windows.