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artist , photographer , real estate developer

Richard Lawrence Shenk, American Real estate developer, photographer, artist.


Shenk, Richard Lawrence was born on January 26, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, United States.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1961; Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Virginia, 1961-1962; Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1962-1965.


Plant manager, S.A. Shenk Company, 1962-1965; vice president, Konter Corporation, Cincinnati, 1965-1970; owner, Richard L. Shenk Development, Cincinnati, since 1970. Former board directors Consolidated Stores Corporation, Columbus. Co-founder Images Photographic Gallery, Cincinnati, 1980.

Past president Cmty. Improvement Corporation, Springdale, Ohio, 1989-1993. Past president, board directors, chairman finance committee Talbert House, Inc., Cincinnati. Board directors United Israel, Uppcal, Cincinnati Art Academy.


Member program committee Judaic studies program University Cincinnati. Member board overseers Cincinnati Campus Hebrew Union College. Board directors Jewish Home of Cincinnati, past campaign chairman, president Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.

Board directors Adath Israel Synagogue, Israil Educational Fund. Board directors Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles, chair federation relations. Member United Jewish Appeal (national vice chairman), Rotary (past president Springdale chapter), Cedar Village (board directors).