Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Arch C. Klumph
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
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.
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
Erected 1992 by Rotarians of District 6630.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Science & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1990.
Location. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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. ¼ mile away); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Terry v. Ohio (approx. 0.4 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); John T. Corrigan (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 792 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.