Ohio's Past International Officers


Multiple District 13 has a proud tradition of providing leadership to our International Association.
Ohio has produced 17 Past International Directors, two of which have advanced to the position of International President.
 Click on the links for photos and biographies of Ohio's  Past International Presidents and Directors.


OHIO'S PAST INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENTS
* W.R. "Dick" Bryan, Doylestown  1969-70
*James T. Coffey, Toronto  1993-94


OHIO'S PAST INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORS
* B.W. Beatty, Dayton  1921-1922 (3rd Vice President)
* Horace Kerr, Columbus  1927-1929 (Three Terms)
* John Lloyd, Portsmouth  1932-1934, +1935-1936
* Henry T. Bowers, Toledo  1938-1940
* Guy W. Brentlinger, Lima  1945-1947
* A.B. Dredge, Springfield  1948-1950 (Defeated 3rd VP)
* Dan Martin, Greenville  1953-1955 (Defeated 3rd VP)
* W.R. 'Dick' Bryan, Doylestown  1957-1959
* Ralph Blaney, Old Fort  1960-1962
* Homer Hoover, Wooster  1963-1965
* Merle Hartle, Piketon  1972-1974
* W.P. Leibensperger, Columbus 1977-1979
*James T. Coffey, Toronto  1980-1982
* Daniel Cole, Marietta  1986-1988
*Floyd Newberry, Sardinia  1995-1997
*Gary L. Brown, Urbana 2003-2005
Steven D. Sherer, Dover  2006-2008
 Jerry Smith, Wauseon 2009-2011
Steve Thornton, Wooster 2018-2019

Honorable Mention
 Other Ohio Lions who served at Lions Clubs International.
*Judge William C. Wiseman, Dayton (
Chairman of the Board of International Relations.) 1951-1952

* Deceased


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