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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.

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