David Kuhns is an esteemed American political expert who regularly analyzes politics for major media outlets. He has appeared on network news shows and served as chief political writer for CBS.
His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post and other national and international media outlets. Furthermore, he serves on the board of The Armory Foundation – a non-profit organization which runs America’s premier indoor track and field center while helping high school athletes gain access to and afford college educations.
Early Life and Education
On July 18th 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, David Kuhn was born to Samuel L. Kuhn – a hydraulic engineer educated at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology – and Minette Stroock Kuhn from a nonpracticing Jewish family.
His early education was at the Hessian Hills School in Croton-on-Hudson, New York – a school that fostered independent thinking. Additionally, he completed a general education at Harvard University, majoring in physics and graduating with honors in 1943.
Kuhn had his doubts about becoming a physicist as a young man, yet this didn’t dim his passion for science. After graduating, however, he wasn’t sure what to do next; eventually settling on a career in history and philosophy of science.
David Kuhns dedicated 29 years to Upper Makefield Township as director of planning and zoning. A kind, hardworking individual who made a real difference in many lives, his dedication and hard work were greatly appreciated by all who knew him.
One of his most significant contributions was his involvement with a local nonprofit that assisted refugees with learning and building new lives in Ohio. Furthermore, he was part of Denison Venture Philanthropy organization which awards $10,000 grants to non-profits around town along with 200 hours of student volunteer time.
He was an expert in digital technology and innovation, drawing on his extensive expertise across product lifecycles and agile approaches to create world-class solutions that help companies reduce costs and boost profitability. Furthermore, he spearheaded a major migration from legacy software into cloud technologies which yielded quantifiable gains in agility and scalability.
Achievements and Honors
David Kuhns was an eminent man with many accomplishments to his name. He served in the Navy on multiple occasions and earned numerous military awards such as the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device, and several Good Conduct medals.
He was an exemplary husband and father, with a long list of children and grandchildren to his credit. Additionally, he was highly active in the Geneseo community, serving on numerous committees and boards throughout his career. For these accomplishments, the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce honored him with their 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award during their annual dinner held March 7 at Lavender Crest Winery.
David Kuhns was a highly successful hypnotist who performed widely acclaimed shows. He first developed an interest in this field during the Great Depression but did not begin public appearances until the 1940s.
In 1968, he returned to Wheaton, Illinois, in order to take a position as Missions Director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. Additionally, he directed their Urbana Missionary Conventions in 1973 and 1976.
David Kuhns was a loving husband and father. Survived by his beloved wife Florence Applegate; and children Diane (Tim), Jeff, Paula and Leah; as well as seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, David will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
David Kuhns has a net worth of $148 Thousand. He owns approximately 1,503 shares of LCI Industries Inc (LCII) stock and has made no insider trades in LCI Industries Inc over the past 18 months, while also making 3 trades in TopBuild Corp during that same timeframe.
Kuhns served as Chief Legal Officer at LCI Industries Inc and filed a Form 4 insider trading report with the SEC in 2019. Since 2019, his transactions with TopBuild Corp stock total 310 shares; his largest trade was selling 786 units on 27 February 2020 worth over $45,651. As of 6 August 2020, he still owned 410 shares of TopBuild Corp stock.