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Transcribed biography of F. Ritchey Eibel


Born June 2, 1934, in Gar y, "Ritchey" is now the "Son" in Eibel and Son, Inc., 200 Billings Street in Valparaiso. He has followed the same profession that his father, Fred J., chose. He is a 1956 Purdue University graduate in Industrial Economics. His wife, Sally Jeanne (Cochran) Eibel is a 1957 Purdue graduate in Languages.

They have two daughters, Susanna Jeanne, age 8, and Jennifer Jeanne, age 7. Having been Junior Editor on Debris, he is a Sigma Delta Chi as a journalist and socially a Beta Theta Pi.

As an industrial and plumbing contractor, Ritchey sits on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors; the National Advisory Board for National Plumbing; and is President of Northern Indiana Plumbing and Piping Contractors.

In addition, he is President of the Board of Trustees for the Merrillville Methodist Church; past-President of Gary Lions Club, and is on the Board of Directors for Methodist Hospital.

With his family, he enjoys sailing, tennis, skiing, and anything he can do with his wife and children.

He also takes time to be active in the Gary University Club, the Indiana Society of Chicago, and the Gary Country Club.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 103

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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