Biography of John A. Olt
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OLT, John August, export manager; born, Dayton, O., Mar. 2, 1879; son of John and Phillipina (Linxweiler) Olt; graduate of Dayton High School, 1897.; course in bookkeeping and stenography at Wilt's Commercial College, Dayton; also attended night school, Dayton Y. M. C. A., 3 years (mechanical drawing, social economy, commercial law); married, Oct. 2, 1906, Marguerite Kytka McMahon, of Chicago. Stenographer and secretary work, National Cash Register Co., 1897-1902; department head, purchasing agent, auditor National Cash Register Co., Ltd., London, Eng., 1902-6; auditor Societe Francaise do Caisse Enregistreusse, Paris, France, and Latin countries, 1906-7; salesman Burroughs Adding Machine Co., Cleveland, 1907-9; foreign department manager same company, Detroit, 1909-11; since export manager Hudson Motor Car Co. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, also committee of 15 on export trade, National Association of Manufacturers. Protestant. Member Ohio Society of Detroit, Alexander Hamilton Institute of New York, American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Adcraft. Recreations: reading, general outdoor sports. Address: Hudson Motor Car Co., Detroit.

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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