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Savings and loan association executive

Ralph Carl Kunze was American savings and loan association executive.


Kunze, Ralph Carl was born on October 31, 1925 in Buffalo. Son of Bruno E. and Esther (Graubman) Kunze.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Cincinnati, 1950. Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1963. Graduate, Indiana University Graduate School Savings and Loan, 1956.

Graduate, University California, 1973.


With Mount Lookout Savings & Loan Company, Cincinnati, 1951-1963, secretary, managing officer, 1958-1963. With Buckeye Federal Savings & Loan Association, Columbus, 1963-1977, executive vice president, secretary, 1967-1970, president, secretary, vice chairman board directors, 1970-1977. President, chief operating officer, director Gate City Savings and Loan Association, Fargo, North Dakota, 1977-1981.

Chief executive officer, director United Home Federal, Toledo, 1981-1991, also chairman board directors, 1985-1991. Retired, 1991

Former trustee Ohio Savings and Loan League, Toledo Chamber of Commerce. Member investment advisory committee City of Toledo.

Member media contact group and legislation committee United States Savings League.


Member Toledo Committee 100, Toledo Zoological Society, St. Vincent Hospital Foundation. Past president Toledo Zoo. Past president council Hope Lutheran Church.

President Toledo Neighborhood Housing Services, 1981-1983. President, chairman personnel committee United Way Franklin County, Ohio. Past president Ohio Society Prevention Blindness.

Board directors Revitalization Corporation Toledo, 1983-1984, Bittersweet Farms, Autistic Community of Northwest Ohio, Inc. Past member, trustee Kidney Foundation Northwestern Ohio and Lutheran Social Services, Wesley Glen Retirement Methodist Center, Columbus, 1974-1977. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945.

Member of Lambda Chi Alpha.


Married Helen Hites Sutton, April 1978. Children by previous marriage: Bradley, Diane Kunze Cowgill, James.

Bruno E. Kunze

Esther (Graubman) Kunze

Helen Hites Sutton