Biography of Edward Olson
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OLSON, Edward; born, Chicago, Apr. 11, 1872; son of Nels and Ellen M. (Olson) Olson; educated in public schools, Chicago; married, Sept. 16, 1896, Alice Leonard, of Chicago; 3 children, Leonard W., Warren, Helen. Has been identified with Canadian Pacific R. R. ever since beginning of active career; entered freight department of the road at Chicago as clerk, 1890, advancing to chief clerk and contracting freight agent; agent at Milwaukee, Wis., 1900-1; assistant export freight agent at Chicago, 1902-8; district freight agent, Detroit, since July, 1908. Protestant. Member Detroit Board of Trade. Mason. Club: Detroit Transportation. Recreations: fishing, motoring. Office: 506-510 Dime Savings Bank Bldg. Residence: 184 Palliator Ave.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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