Olmsted, George H.; insurance; born, La Grange, O., Sept. 21, 1843; son of Jonathan and Harriet A. Sheldon Olmsted; educated, district school, Elyria High School, Eastman Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., graduate; married, Saybrook, O., Oct. 24, 1872, Ella L. Kelly; one daughter, Grace S., one son, Harvard; taught school three winters in Ohio and Wisconsin; entered insurance business in 1867; built up the large fire insurance business of George H. Olmsted & Co., and The Ohio & Indiana State Agency of Olmsted Bros. & Co.; being the largest agency in the United States of The National Life Insurance Co. of Vermont; director and state agt. The National Life Insurance Co.; director Central National Bank; Woodland Ave. Savings & Trust Co., Land Title & Abstract Co.; director and treas. Union Savings & Loan Co., National Safe & Lock Co.; trustee Cleveland Pulte Medical College; member Chamber of Commerce, and Union Club; Republican, and for forty years deacon in the Baptist Church.
Biographical Sketch of George H. Olmsted
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 15 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-george-h-olmsted.htm - Last updated on Feb 13th, 2012
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