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George Van Horne

Hanshi George Van Horne
Kudan (9th degree Black Belt) Koshin-ha Chito-ryu Karate
Began study of Martial Arts in 1961
Dojo Chief Instructor Florence Koshin-ha Dojo, Florence, KY
Also held Yudansha rank in Iaido, Kendo, and Isshin-ryu Karate

Hanshi Van Horne's Passing by Hanshi Jim Davenport

James Davenport

Hanshi James L. Davenport
Kudan (9th degree Black Belt) Koshin-ha Chito-ryu Karate
Began Study of Martial Arts in 1970
Dojo Chief Instructor Kentucky Budo-kan

Hanshi Davenport's Passing

James Alec MacKenzie

Shihan James Alec MacKenzie
Rokudan (6th degree Black Belt) Koshin-ha Chito-ryu Karate
Began study of Martial Arts in 1979
Senior Instructor Kentucky Budo-kan

Shihan MacKenzie's Passing by Hanshi Jim Davenport