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Sovinto Male Chorus 1934

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1st Row
Martin Hakala, Chas. Bewler, Onni Mackey, Kaarlo Mackey (Director) Milton Jordan, Paul Hakala, Carl Borklund,

2nd Row
Bill Tienvieri, Ed Taano, Duffy Haytcher, Laurence Miller, Nat Lehtinen, Jerry Niemi, Emil Koski, Jack Mackey,
Babe Narhi

3rd Row
Marvin Taano, Arvo Klemola, Heimo Lehtinen, Paul Parnell, Jalmer Kantar, Melvin Klemola, Emil Pakkala, Carl Herlevi, Jake Maunus

4th Row
Milton Lundi, John Haytcher, Evald Lundi, Ray Koski, Melvin Pokky, Vaino Jokilehto, Hugo Mackey, Albert Herlevi


SOVINTO MEN'S Chorus, traveled extensively in the northeastern Ohio area during its heydey. The choir remained active up to WWII and then formed the Town Choir after the war to include other nationalities with Kaarlo Mackey as its director before and after the war. Mr. Mackey, who died in 1967, was the brother of the principal speaker at the 100th anniversary celebration, Wayne Mak, a Cleveland radio personality.