GRIES, LUCILE DAUBY (19 Dec.1902-5 March 1968) was a civic and social leader and philanthropist who, in 1968, founded the
Born in Cleveland to Bessie (Beaumont) and
Lucile returned to Cleveland and became active on city boards. Among her many philanthropic activities were membership on the board of trustees of the Cleveland Speech and Hearing Center, her special interest, and the
Lucile served as vice-president, director and original board member of
Lucile belonged to the
Lucile and her husband collected Oriental export porcelain, boasting the second largest collection in America. Part of the collection was donated to the
Gries Family Papers, WRHS.