John Kinzer is a former foreign correspondent for The New York Times and author of several books that examine the effects of American interventionism overseas.
One of Wallace’s most shocking moments occurred at a golf club in Clyde, Virginia when he shot Douglas Kinser four times after an altercation inside the clubhouse.
Early Life and Education
John Kinser was born on October 11, 1852 in Greene county, Missouri to Jefferson and Sarah (Lee) Kinser.
He was raised in Clay township and has spent most of his life farming there, where he has become one of the successful local farmers. Utilizing modern agricultural techniques and stock raising practices, he has achieved great success.
He was an active participant in his local church, serving as Sunday school teacher and deacon. Additionally, he served on the trustee board for several years of the local school district. Most importantly, he was a loving husband and father to his beloved wife Cathy; daughter Suzanne Hay; and four grandchildren. Survived by his loving family: his wife; daughter Suzanne Hay; and four grandchildren.
Kinser enjoyed a renowned professional career as a sprint car driver. He earned the titles of 14-time National 410 Sprint Car Driver of the Year and 19-time American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association All-American.
He won 577 World of Outlaws feature races and 20 Outlaws Championships. Additionally, he captured 12 Knoxville Nationals and was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.
His son Kraig Kinser runs a World of Outlaws sprint car for Steve Kinser Racing. Additionally, Mark Kinser and Kelly Kinser are competitive drivers as well.
Kinser, a native of Ritchey, Mo., graduated high school as valedictorian. She then pursued master’s studies in education policy studies from Penn State University.
Achievements and Honors
Kinser was an accomplished athlete, winning multiple state wrestling championships. During World War II he served in the United States Marine Corps and earned himself the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond his call of duty while commanding a rifle platoon on Okinawa Shima in the Ryukyu Chain.
He then transitioned into corporate America and founded ThinkWyn, a strategic design firm that works with organizations to connect innovation and leadership. They assist founders and executive teams in creating teams, processes, and systems for repeatable design-led innovation that promotes organizational growth and sustainability. Furthermore, ThinkWyn provides design-centric products and services.
He was born in Bloomington, IN on October 8, 1984 and is an American race car driver.
He won the prestigious sprint car race at Knoxville Nationals in 2005 and is currently a member of Tony Stewart’s Racing team.
Over 22 years in the World of Outlaws, he has driven in 1400 races and earned 15 championships. Additionally, his record for most wins in one year stands at 56.
Kinser’s mother was a school teacher who tragically passed away from cancer when her children were still young. She was determined to give her sons an easier life than the one she had had.
Kinser is an American race car driver and winner of 20 championships in the World of Outlaws series. Additionally, he has competed on the National Sprint Tour.
Kinser has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He founded Kinser Racing Apparel and enjoys a thriving business empire.
He is proud of his son, Kraig Kinser, a professional race car driver and member of the World of Outlaws. He races in an 11k car for this championship series.
Kinser was born on June 2, 1954 in Bloomington, Indiana and is now 65 years, 5 months and 1 day old.