Charles L. Koehn was the 16th
circuit clerk of Sangamon County. After his service in this position, he was
county treasurer until his death at age 55. Koehn was a lifelong Springfield
resident, who was “long identified with the political, business, and social life
of the community.” Charles Married Mongna C. Johnson and the pair had two
children, one daughter and one son.
Koehn was an avid Republican. Aside from
holding the position of Circuit Clerk for 8 years, Koehn spent two terms on the
Board of Trustees of Springfield Pleasure Driveway and the Springfield Park
District. Koehn was also the owner of Angel’s Café in Springfield for 6 years.
The State Journal Register, Obituaries, July 14,
1933. Accessed August 10, 2011. Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library.
Savannah Little researcher