On Nov. 28th, 2015 at 2:30 pm at the Cleveland Downtown Hilton Garden Inn as part of
the Hungarian Association Congress Artur Allan Bártfay will present a lecture on:
“A History and Analysis of Hungarian Life in Columbus”
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Arthur Allan Bártfay was recipient of the Hungarian Association’s Árpád Alliance medal for service to the Hungarian Community. He is a past president (1980s) of the Columbus, Ohio Branch 129 of the William Penn Association. He was born on a farm near Flint, Michigan to Hungarian parents who immigrated to America in 1912. He earned a BA & MA from Michigan State University in East Lansing. He had a career in commercial & public broadcasting, retiring –after 25 years–from the staff of The Ohio State University. In 2005, he taught conversational English to teenagers in Temesvár, Transylvania. In 2010, he delivered a paper at the American Hungarian Educators Association at the U of Szeged in Hungary, entitled “The Legacy Louis Kossuth’s 1851-52 American Visit: five Kossuth villages (in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi), two Kossuth townships (in Wisconsin & Maine), and one Kossuth County (in Iowa).