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In Memoriam: Jim King 1923 2018

Former Kalmbach Publishing Co. president James J. (Jim) King died on July 20. He was 95 years old.

Al Kalmbach hired Jim to serve as the company’s controller in July 1954. In 1963, he was named Kalmbach’s executive vice president. Two years later, he became company president, a position he held for 22 years.

Jim was also on Kalmbach’s Board of Directors from 1972 until November 2012. In total, Jim served Kalmbach Publishing Co. for 58 years.

“He was deeply passionate about Kalmbach and its customers,” said Dan Hickey, Kalmbach Media CEO.

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