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Arch C. Klumph

 
 
Arch C. Klumph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
1. Arch C. Klumph Marker
Inscription.
June 6, 1869
June 3, 1951

1911 - Founding member, Cleveland Rotary Club
1913 - President, Cleveland Rotary Club
1914-15 - Director, International Assn. of Rotary Clubs
1916-17 - 6th President, Rotary International

A business, civic, and cultural leader of Cleveland

[left side]
This monument erected October 21, 1992 by the Rotarians of District 6630 is dedicated to the vision of Arch C. Klumph, father of the Rotary Foundatin and to 75 years of dedication to world understandin and peace through international charitable and educational programs of the Rotary Foundation.

[right side]
Major programs of the Rotary Foundation, 1917-1992
Since 1947: International ambassadorial scholarships; 25,535 scholarships in 61 countries
Since 1964: Matching grants; 2,425 grants in 130 countries
Since 1965: Group study exchange; 22,000 teams in 100 countries
Since 1978: Health, hunger, and humanity; 128 projects in 49 countries
Since 1979: Rotary volunteers in action; 1,934 terms in 74 countries
Since 1985: Polio Plus; 606,000,000 children immunized in 74 countries

Total funds contributed to humanity sinc 1917: over $500,000,000.
 
Erected 1992 by Rotarians of District 6630.
 
Location.
Arch C. Klumph Marker [left side] image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Arch C. Klumph Marker [left side]
41° 30.476′ N, 81° 41.637′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on East 9th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ohio AFL-CIO (approx. mile away); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Navy Bicentennial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dear General, We have met the enemy and they are ours (approx. 0.4 miles away); Com. Oliver Hazard Perry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Klumph, in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public Work
 
Arch C. Klumph Marker [right side] image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
3. Arch C. Klumph Marker [right side]
Arch C. Klumph Marker location image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
4. Arch C. Klumph Marker location
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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