Biography of Forrest R. Detrick
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





Forrest R. Detrick. - As vice president of The Worthington Savings Bank and vice president of the Suburban Savings & Loan Company, Forrest R. Detrick is numbered among the representative business men of Worthington. He was born at Bellefontaine, Ohio, March 7, 1895, the son of Andrew P. and Cynthia Ann (Wellman) Detrick.

Andrew P. Detrick has spent his entire life at Bellefontaine, where he is widely known as a contractor. For a number of years he was identified with the International Harvester Company as a salesman. His wife is deceased and is buried at Bellefontaine. To Mr. and Mrs. Detrick were born the following children: Herbert W., physician, lives at Hammond, Indiana; Ethel L. Corzine, lives at Cleveland Heights, Ohio; and Forrest R., the subject of this sketch.

Forrest R. Detrick was reared and educated at Bellefontaine and attended Ohio Wesleyan University. He graduated at Ohio State University. He studied law and began the practice of his profession in Worthington in 1920. He has specialized in corporation work and at the present time is also serving as attorney for the Suburban Savings & Loan Company, of which he was an organizer.

On June 12, 1920, Mr. Detrick married Miss Margaret May Smith of Bellefontaine, Ohio, the daughter of William E. and Helen (May) Smith. Mr. Smith died May 9, 1928, and his widow lives at Bellefontaine. To Mr. and Mrs. Detrick have been born two children: Forrest William, and Cynthia Helen.

Mr. and Mrs. Detrick are members of the Presbyterian Church and he is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, University Club of Columbus, Odevene Country Club, Delaware, Phi Gamma Delta, and Phi Delta Phi fraternities. He is also a member of the Franklin County Bar Association.

Mr. Detrick is a veteran of the World War, having enlisted for service March 11, 1918. He spent eleven months in actual service in France and was discharged May 10, 1919, with the rank of sergeant.

Mr. Detrick has always taken an active part in the civic life of Worthington and it was mainly through his efforts that the public library became a reality.

From:
History of Franklin County, Ohio
By:Opha Moore
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930


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