Paul W. Krone, 1925-1995
Director and President, 1985-1995
Paul W. Krone was a founding Board member and served as the Foundation’s first President from 1985 until his death in 1995. Krone was born in Cincinnati and was a life-long resident. He graduated from Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati, where his involvement in Phi Delta Theta fraternity continued throughout his life. He earned his law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He practiced law for 13 years before starting Eichel and Krone in 1971. His law practice focused on estate planning and business law. His son Bruce Krone joined him in the practice in 1982. Krone is survived by his wife Dorothy, who served as a Foundation director and officer from 1995 to 2004, and their four children.