Senator and Mrs. Ben Espy at a Lambda Boule event   Save
Senator and Mrs. Ben Espy at a Lambda Boule event
Description: Senator and Mrs. Ben Espy at a Lambda Boule special event, ca. 1980. A lawyer by training, Espy is a former Columbus city council member who unsuccessfully ran for mayor in 1991 against Greg Lashutka. He served as an Ohio state senator for the 15th district, representing Columbus, and was the Senate minority leader. Throughout his years of service to Columbus, Espy has focused on youth education, community redevelopment and job creation. Lambda Boule is the Columbus, Ohio, chapter of Sigma Pi Phi, a fraternity of college- and university-educated professional men dedicated to providing local and national social action programs for the African American community. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06105
Subjects: Greek letter societies--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Societies and clubs
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)