logo logo

Leif Ericson Olsen

Leif Ericson Olsen, American architect. Recipient Top Plant of Year award Factory magazine, 1957. member firm Olsen & Urbain. Director DuPage Trust Company (Illinois). Trustee John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago; Served with United States Navy, World War I.; Member American International Assurance (Citation of Merit award Chicago chapter 1955, 57).; Club: Glen Oak Country (Glen Ellyn, Illinois).

Background

  • Olsen, Leif Ericson was born on July 18, 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ole T. and Inga (Abrahamsen) Olsen.

  • Education

    • Student Young Men’s Christian Association College, Beaux-Arts Institute Design.

    Career

    • Member firm Olsen & Urbain. Director DuPage Trust Company (Illinois). Trustee John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago.

      Director Chicago Municipal Art League.

    Membership

    Member firm Olsen & Urbain. Director DuPage Trust Company (Illinois). Trustee John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago.

    Served with United States Navy, World War I. Member American International Assurance (Citation of Merit award Chicago chapter 1955, 57). Club: Glen Oak Country (Glen Ellyn, Illinois).

    Connections

    • Married Goldie A. Andersen, March 4, 1916. Children: Leif Eric, Donald A. Apprentice Otis & Clark, Chicago.
    • father: Ole T. Olsen
    • mother: Inga (Abrahamsen) Olsen
    • spouse: Goldie A. Andersen
    • children: Leif Eric Olsen
    • Donald A. Apprentice Otis & Clark Olsen
    • Chgo Olsen
    See on larger map
    Born July 18, 1892
    Died October 12, 1962
    (aged 70)
    Nationality

    Award