Richard C. Heymann, Sr. '19

Richard C. Heymann, Sr., was chairman of the Board of Ohio Plate Glass Company, Toledo, Ohio.

He was born in Toledo and attended Roanoke College with the class of 1919. He served in the U.S. Navy during the first World War.

Mr. Heymann began his affiliation with Ohio Plate Glass Company in 1915 as a summer employee. He held various positions, including salesman, vice-president and secretary. He became president of the company in 1942 and was made chairman of the board in 1959.

He served on the board of the American Red Cross and was chapter chairman during the second World War. He was president and board member of the Toledo Child and Family Service in 1946. He served as co-chairman of the building fund of St. Luke's Lutheran Hospital.

A life-long Lutheran, he was a founder of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, which became one of the largest congregations in Toledo. He was an officer on the church council and in the Sunday School.

Richard C. Heymann, Sr. received the Roanoke College Medal in 1970.