The Deming-Combe Boulevard Entrance to the campus was named in honor of Mary Elizabeth (Deming) Combe and Ivan DeBlios Combe.
In 1989 Ohio Northern acquired 120 acres of land along
The support of Mr. and Mrs. Combe allowed the project to be started over the summer of 1996. This work involved demolishing several houses along the south edge of the area in order to add two east-bound lanes. Turn lanes were provided on
Mrs. Combe was an
Ivan DeBlois Combe was born in
That year he began work on Clearasil, a product that became a household name in 1957 after he began advertising it on “American Bandstand” . His firm developed or marketed beauty and health aids such as Odor Eaters, Lanacain, an itch-releaving cream, a hair dye, Grecian Formula for Men, and Sea-Bond denture cushions. In 1991 the university awarded Mr. Combe a D.B.A. He died on January 16, 2000 in