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Olds, Ransom Eli

Born: 1864 AD
Died: 1950 AD

1864 – Born on the 3rd of June in Geneva, Ohio.

1894 – He was famous for his racing on the Beaches of Florida at Ormond and Daytona.

1897 – He founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, Michigan.

1900 – He built an elaborate Queen Anne-Style mansion on South Washington Avenue in Lansing.

1901 – He designed the Curved Dash Oldsmobile which sold for $650.00.

1906 – He organized the Capital National Bank, Lansing National Bank, and Michigan National Bank.

1925 – He served as president and chairman of REO.

1950 – He died on the 26th of August.