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