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A few notable Bexley residents…

Billy Cohen


H.C. Dieterich – 1877-1944

Superintendent of Bexley Schools

Walter English

Businessman, Civic Leader, Humanitarian

Rabbi Jerome Folkman – 1907-1993

Faith Leader

Dr. Judah Folkman – 1933-2008

Renowned Surgeon

Harold Grimm – 1901-1983

Academic, Historian and Writer

Hilmar Grimm

Professor, Naval Officer and Historian

T. Kline Hamilton

Business Leader

Eileen Heckart – 1919-2001

Award Winning Actress

Robert H. Jeffrey – 1873-1961

Mayor of Columbus, Businessman, Philanthropist

Robert H. “Tad” Jeffrey, II – 1929-2016

Friend of the Bexley Historical Society

William F. Lehmann – 1820-1880

Third President of Capital University

Lois Lenski Covey – 1893-1974

Author and Illustrator

Jerrie Mock – 1925-2014

“I’m going to be a pilot and see the world.”
First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

Russ Owen – 1920-2003

Bexley Teacher and Coach

Laurel Lea Schaefer – Miss America

“The community one is raised in becomes more than a memory – it becomes your legacy.”
Miss America 1972
Bexley’s Own Miss America – Press Release
Dear Bexley Friends – Letter from Miss America

Coach Carlton Huffman Smith

Teacher, Coach, Mentor

George Spencer – 1926-2014

Major League Baseball Pitcher

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