Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Northern Volga Catholic Villages

Kevin Rupp is a Village Coordinator for Obermunjour, Russia and has been doing research on various German Russian families from this colony for about ten years. He is also Village Coordinator for Graf, Luzern, Neu-Obermunjour, Wittman, and Zug.

Kevin has prepared a PowerPoint presentation that concentrates on the Northern Volga Catholic Villages. It’s among the opening round of concurrent workshops scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31st at the 2008 International Convention of Germans from Russia. Kevin advises that he’ll be unable to be in Casper for the event, but other colleagues will host this workshop.

Kevin Rupp has been past Sunflower Chapter, Hays, Kansas, President for two terms and is currently serving on the AHSGR Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Ellis County Historical Society in Hays, Kansas. Kevin is married to Joyce (Leiker-Gatschet), and they have four Schnauzers.

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