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Joseph George Herman


Submitted by Richard McCormick April 19, 2012


Joseph George Herman


Joseph George Herman was born 13 April 1886 in Newport to Joseph Strobel Herman and Caroline (Carrie ) Blesch.  He was the seventh of nine children, two of whom died in childhood.  He was a multi sport player in boxing during the 1905-06 season.

He married Beatrice Bluebell Beyland in Bellevue 8 Dec 1915. They had two children. Bettina Joyce who had 4 children and Edward Robert who had seven children.

In his political life he served two separate terms as mayor of Newport, Kentucky. The first 1920-1924 and the second 1936-1940. Between terms he often served as commissioner. His career was in civil engineering and he lived his entire life in Newport Kentucky.

Joseph George Herman Obituary

Kentucky Post and Times Star, November 27, 1965


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