This home, currently an office building, was built by William K. Lanman.
Mr. Lanman was Chairman of the Columbus Bolt Works Company in Columbus.
The home is on the corner of West Fifth and Roxbury , which was formerly called Central
Avenue, and was later occupied by the Ingram family, who started the
White Castle restaurant chain in Columbus. A drawing of Mr. Lanman is at the bottom
of the page, followed by a photo of Mr. Ingram. Mr. Lanman's obituary is reprodeuced below.
(Also, see more about this home in the Grandview ThisWeek Moment in Time page.)
From the Columbus Dispatch, dated Thurs. March 10, 1938:
WILLIAM K. LANMAN, age 65, of 132 Preston Road, former president
and general manager of the Columbus Bolt Works, died in St. Francis
Hospital at Miami Beach, Fla., early Thursday, following a mastoid
Born in Columbus and a resident of the city all his life, Mr. LANMAN
retired from his association with the Columbus Bolt Works, founded by
his father, the late HENRY A. LANMAN, in 1917. Since that date he
has devoted his time to his Columbus real estate business.
He is survived by three sons, LIEUT. WILLIAM K. LANMAN, JR.
stationed at Pensacola, Fla., in the aviation division of the Marine Corps;
HENRY R. LANMAN of New York city and JONATHON T. LANMAN, a
student at Yale university; a daughter, MRS. CYRUS L. FULTON,
Lancaster and one sister, MRS. R.I. TAYLOR, 197 East Town street.
Mr. LANMAN was a graduate of Cornell university where he was a
member of Chi Phi fraternity. He was a member of the Broad Strret
Presbyterian church, Rocky Fork Hunt and Country club and the
University club. His wife MRS. HARRIET SHARP LANMAN, died in
Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Schoedinger Co.