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Airhart M. Fry HOF

Airhart M. & Mary A Fry headstone

 

1999 HALL OF FAME WINNER Airhart M. Fry (1860 – 1939) Fry was born in Montgomery County and came to Piqua in 1890 as an independent carpenter and contractor. During his almost five decades in Piqua, Fry literally changed the physical appearance of the city. He was responsible for the construction of the Brown, Benkert and Orr-Flesh buildings on Main Street, the Ball memorial Hospital, the YMCA, at least seven churches and numerous industrial buildings. His skill and dedication to the building trade created a new standard for construction in the city.