Henry Flesh HOF

Henry Flesh

2001 HALL OF FAME WINNER Henry Flesh (1837-1919) Flesh was born in Germany and immigrated to Piqua by 1858. With only the coins in his pocket, he started and retired as a business owner and industrialist. Flesh was instrumental in founding the Piqua Humane Society, the Board of Trade (a predecessor of the Chamber of Commerce), the Piqua Electric Company, a local insurance company and the Piqua-Troy Railroad. He was president of the Citizens national Bank and president of the Piqua City Council.