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Fred S. Klipsch, American real estate developer. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1972.


Klipsch, Fred S. was born on August 24, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Samuel M. and Millie Mae (Toney) Klipsch.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education, Purdue University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach, 1968.


With International Business Machines Corporation Corporation Marketing and Data Processing Division, Indianapolis, 1968-1973. President, co-owner United Cinema Theaters, Inc., 1973-1976, Overhead Door Company of Indianapolis, Inc., Indianapolis, 1976-1979, Somerset Corporation, Indianapolis, 1980-1982. Senior vice president Forum Group, Inc., 1982-1984, executive vice president, chief operating officer, since 1984, also board directors.

Board directors Overhead Door Company of Indianapolis, Inc. Board directors Sovereign Group, Inc., co-owner, since 1981. Co-owner, board directors Sargent & Greenleaf, Inc., Nicholas, Kentucky.

Board directors Security Group, Inc. Board directors National Enterprises, Inc. Board directors Capital Industries, Inc.


Executive director Indianapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1968-1972. Coach Catholic Youth Organization Basketball and Football, Indianapolis, 1971-1985. Member St. Pius Church Parish Council, Indianapolis, 1977.

Member Indiana Young President Organization, chairman since 1981. Member Purdue University President's Council, Republican Senatorial Inner Circle. Member of John Purdue, Columbia, Hillcrest Country, Skyline, Indiana Young President Organization (Indianapolis) (chairman 1986-1987), Kiwanis.


Married Patricia A. Hynes, September 1, 1962. Children: Michael, Stephen.

Samuel M. Klipsch

Millie Mae (Toney) Klipsch

Patricia A. Hynes

Michael Klipsch

Stephen Klipsch