Ralph D. Davies

Ralph D. Davies, 1918

Ph.B., Denison University


Citation awarded on Saturday, June 7, 1958

Always passionate about the welfare of his alma mater and of his fraternity, Ralph Davies is also a notable representative of the best tradition of American business.

President of Ralph D. Davies, Inc., Mr. Davies’ firm is the exclusive sales representative in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky for many nationally known food products. Mr. Davies rose to the highest office in the National Food Brokers Association which in 1949 comprised more than 1,500 food brokerage firms in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

A past president of the board of trustees of the Gamma Xi chapter of Kappa Sigma, a generous giver of his time and substance anonymously rendered for the most part, he has generated fellowship within the college, fraternity, Methodist church, and business communities.