Kolter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kolter family

The surname Kolter was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Kolter family

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Kolter Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Goltzer, Golzer, Golze, Goltzen, Goltser, Geltser, Geltsayer, Galzer, Coltzer, Colter and many more.

Early Notables of the Kolter family (pre 1700)

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United States Kolter migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kolter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Kolter, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kolter (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Paul Kolter (1926-2019), American Democratic Party politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives 14th District, 1969-82; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1983-93 [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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