Olds, Ransom Eli
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.
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