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Richard Louis Berry

manufacturing executive

Richard Louis Berry, American manufacturing executive. Bar: Ohio 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1954.

Background

Berry, Richard Louis was born on June 26, 1927 in East Liverpool, Ohio, United States. Son of Wilbur Howard and Dorothy (Smith) Berry.

Education

AB, Mount Union College, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Western Reserve University, 1952.

Career

Partner Fuller, Seney, Henry & Hodge, Toledo, 1952-1966. With Owens-Illinois, Inc., since 1966, vice president corporation development and assistant to president, 1975-1976, vice president, chief corporation staff, 1976-1982, senior vice president administration, 1982-1984, senior vice president external affairs, since 1984. Trustee Glass, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers-Employers Retiree Trust, Fort Myers, Florida.

Chairman NorthCoast Health Systems, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1954.

Membership

Trustee Ohio Foundation Indiana Colleges, Columbus, Toledo Economic Planning Council, Boys and Girls Club Toledo. Chairman Riverside Hospital, Toledo, Toledo Development Corporation. Trustee Medical College Ohio at Toledo Foundation, Charities Foundation.

Board member University Toledo Athletic Board, Keep American Beautiful, Toledo Automobile Club. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member Toledo Bar Association, National Association of Manufacturers (board directors, vice chairman), Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Alpha Delta Clubs: Toledo Country, Toledo.

Royal Poinciana (Naples, Florida).

Connections

Married Rosalyn A. Cironi, November 23, 1949. Children: Diane, Lesley, Richard Louis.