Olivia Josephine Bendelari / Mrs. Alex Stein

Olivia Josephine Bendelari / Mrs. Alex Stein

Olivia was born on December 11, 1910 in Ohio, but soon came to live with her parents, Annie and Fred Bendelari at the Olivia Apartments.  It must have been a constant source of pride and need for explanation for the young Olivia to live at the Olivia that was named...
Helen Bendelari Boughton-Leigh McAlpin

Helen Bendelari Boughton-Leigh McAlpin

Helen was born on January 15, 1906, in Ohio, but soon came to live with her parents, Annie and Fred Bendelari, and siblings at The Olivia Apartments.  Her uncle, Arthur Bendelari built the Olivia and lived there with his wife Frances.  Her father and uncle were...
Mary Bendelari

Mary Bendelari

Inventor | Designer | Entrepreneur | Mentor | Lobbyist | Socialite | Manufacturer Mary also patented an elastic-edge tablecloth and a rigid bed sheet  Mary was born in Ohio in 1902, but soon came to live with her parents, Annie and Fred Bendelari, and siblings at the...