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Investment and commercial real estate banker

Ned Kelton Barthelmas, brokerage house and real estate executive. Recipient Merit award, State of Ohio, 2001.


Barthelmas, Ned Kelton was born on October 22, 1927 in Circleville, Ohio, United States. Son of Arthur and Mary Bernice (Riffel) Barthelmas.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1950.


Stockbroker Ohio Company, Columbus, 1953-1958. President First Columbus Securities Corporation, since 1958. President, director Ohio Finance Corporation, Columbus, since 1960.

President Thwirs, Inc., since 1986. Trustee, chairman American Guardian Finance, Republic Finance. Board directors National Foods, Midwest Capital Corporation, Capital Equity Corporation, Midwest National Corporation, 1st Columbus realty corporation, Dublin National Corporation (all Columbus).

Former member Board Directors of Adviser to Wonthneton Industries, Bancohio, Lancaster Corony, Nationwide Insurance, Easter bank corporation, Republic Industries, Medex Corporation Buckene Steel Corp, board director Bancone Corp, National Trusted Marzetti Foods, Liebert Corporation, Worthington Indiana, Laneaster Colony Corporation, Easter Bavncob Medex Corp, Buckeye Steel & Republic Susan Ange Corp National Fod, White Castle Systems, and more.


Served with Adjunct General's Department, Army of the United States, 1944-1947. Member National Association Securities Dealers (past vice chairman district board governors), Investment Bankers Association (executive committee 1973), Investment Dealers Ohio (secretary, treasurer 1956-1972, president 1973), National Stock Traders Association, Young President's Organization (president 1971), World Business Council, Columbus President's Association, National Investment Bankers (president 1973), International Real Estate Institute, Columbus Junior Chamber of C. (president 1956), Ohio Chamber of Commerce (trustee 1957-1958), World's President's Association (Executive Hall of Fame award 1993), Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce (director 1956, named an Outstanding Young Man of Columbus 1962), Newcomen Society, Council for Ethics in Economics, Council of Organization of America States, Winston Churchill's Wisdom Hall of Fame, International Society Financiers, Oxford Club, National Association Appraisers Executives Club, President' Club (Ohio State University), International Platform Association, Stock and Bond Club (past president), named top 25 corporation Directors (1984-1990), Fred Cooneil Healthcare Foundation & Eato Institute, Columbus Club, Scioto Country Club, Crystal Downs Country Club, Ohio State University Faculty Club, Wrigley Mansion Club (Arizona), Kiwanis (legion of honor 1992), American Legion, Columbus Admirals Club, Alpha Kappa Psi, Phi Delta Theta (Golden Legion award).


Married Marjorie Jane Livezey, May 23, 1953. Children: Brooke Ann, Richard Thomas.

Arthur Barthelmas

Mary Bernice (Riffel) Barthelmas

Marjorie Jane Livezey

Brooke Ann Barthelmas

Richard Thomas Barthelmas