Don Ashlock Sr. - Honored in 2008

  • photo of Don Ashlock Sr.Red Brick School Class of 1919

    (Feb. 7, 1902 — June 3, 1994)

    He began working at Olathe State Bank following graduation. During World War I, he served as a major in the U.S. Army. After the war, he returned to Olathe and resumed his banking career. In 1927, Ashlock began operating the First Federal Savings and Loan Association at 110 E. Park St. The bank has now been in the family for three generations and is considered one of the longest continuing family operations in Olathe’s history. Ashlock served as Olathe’s 27th mayor from 1934 to 1940.