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Manufacturing executive

John B. Gerlach, American manufacturing executive. Trustee Columbus Gallery Fine Arts. Member of University, Columbus, Sciotto Country, Coshocton Country.

Background

Gerlach, John B. was born on January 28, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of John Joseph and Pauline (Pollitt) Gerlach.

Education

Student, Ohio State University, 1945-1947; student, Ohio U., 1947-1949.

Career

Partner, John Gerlach & Company, Columbus, from 1949; president, Lancaster Glass Corporation (Ohio), from 1958; director, Lancaster Glass Corporation (Ohio) president, Indiana Glass Company, Dunkirk, from 1952; director, Indiana Glass Company, Dunkirk president, Lancaster Colony Corporation, Columbus, Ohio., since 1963; director, Lancaster Colony Corporation, Columbus, Ohio. Chief Executive Officer, Lancaster Colony Corporation, Columbus, Ohio., since 1996. Secretary-treasurer, director Pretty Products Inc., Coshocton, Ohio, National Glove Inc., Coshocton, Ohio. Director Columbus Dental Manufacturing Company, Mills Inc., Columbus, Jackson Corporation (Ohio), Beverage Management Inc., Columbus.

Membership

Trustee Columbus Gallery Fine Arts. Member of University, Columbus, Sciotto Country, Coshocton Country.

Connections

Married Dareth Axene, September 30, 1949. Children: John B., David P., Susan.

father:
John Joseph Gerlach

mother:
Pauline (Pollitt) Gerlach

spouse:
Dareth Axene

child:
John B. Gerlach

child:
Susan Gerlach

child:
David P. Gerlach