915 Elm Avenue


General Information

No: 915
Street: Elm
Name: N
Family: Gaskey
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: N
Built: N
Sec: 28
Sub:
Lot: P2-T5-S26 irreg
Architect:
Cont/Build: Norval Julnes (George Wunker, Norval's father-in-law?)

Description: 2 story brick & wood siding Traditional, gable roof: 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Replace: N

Changes Details: 1998/9 - Kennedy/Broussard added a bedroom and bath (master suite with cathedral ceilings and deck), 1 bay to garage, remodeled kitchen/family area with a wall of windows, and added the front porch (Michael Hamilton, architect;Jeff Hamilton, contractor).


Owners:


Current Owner: John & Melissa Gaskey
Curr Date Fr: 2002
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: George Wunker (builder - didn't live there)
Date Fr:
Date To: 1959

Owner 1: Robert J. Kramer (probably didn't live here either)
Date Fr 1: 1959
Date To 1: 1960

Owner 2: Dorothy D. & Wm. H. Brickner (1st resident?)
Date Fr 2: 1960
Date To 2: 1961

Owner 3: Mary J. & Theodore J. Van Kirk
Date Fr 3: 1961
Date To 3: 1964

Owner 4: John T. & Susan H. Scovill
Date Fr 4: 1964
Date To 4: 1971

Owner 5: James D. & Mary K. Porter
Date Fr 5: 1971
Date To 5: 1996

Owner 6: David L. & Sandra L. Bowen
Date Fr 6: 1996
Date To 6: 1996

Owner 7: C. Anne Broussard & Rob Kennedy
Date Fr 7: 1996
Date To 7: 2002

1975 Owner: James D. & Mary K. Porter % Proctor & Gamble de Mexico. Elm Avenue 155x163.28 IrrR2-T5-S28 SE


Stories

Story 1 : Theo Van Kirk was interviewed on TV in August of 2005, the 60th anniversary of the dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima. He was the navigator on that plane, the Enola Gay. In August of 2010 he was 90 years old and living in Columbus OH. His son, Larry, lives in Charlotte NC (2010).


Directories:

1962-64 Directories:
Theo & Mary Jane Van Kirk

1965-72 Directories:
Jack & Susan Scovill

1973-74 Direct:
James & Mary Porter (1972 from Forest Park)

1975-76 Direct:
Horst & Ursula Fluck (probably renters)

1978-95 Directories
Jim & Mary Porter

1996-97 Direct:
David & Sandra Bowen

1998-2001 Directories:
Robert Kennedy & C. Anne Broussard

2002-03 Direct:
----- (Sold 2002)

2004-12 Directories:
John & Melissa Gaskey (moved from 710 Yale)