2020 Alexis de Tocqueville Society Mentors: Fred and Virginia Olivieri

Born in Canton to fathers who emigrated from Italy in 1920, Fred and Virginia Olivieri were well known in their high schools. “Personality, football queen and talented” were words describing Virginia. “Freddie” was the “life of the party.” Not much has changed since those days, as Fred and Virginia put their personalities and talents together to make a dynamic impact …

2020 Alexis de Tocqueville Society Mentors: Dick and Lynn Kempthorn

Richard and Marilynn Kempthorn were lifetime residents of Canton Ohio, settling on a farm in Jackson Township after their marriage in 1956. Never ones for the spotlight, they raised their family surrounded by the quiet setting of rolling hills and noisy barnyards. Dick was the only child of James and Lucille Kempthorn and was taught early about the benefit of …