He married Corene Schroeder. She grew up in Bertha, Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1929. She, too, accepted a teaching position in Hawaii, met and married Kermit Jackson in 1933. Kermit and Corene had two sons: Kermit Ian born July 7, 1936, and James Keith born August 7, 1944. Kermit and James are my sixth cousins.
Kermit is the tallest son in the back row, photo courtesy of an Ancestry.com member
President Obama and Punahou classmates, photo courtesy of NPR
Photo by Michael Morgan courtesy of the Punahou School