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James S. Ogsbury

James S. Ogsbury, business executive. Mason.; Club: Country (North Hempstead).


  • Ogsbury, James S. was born on January 22, 1882 in Voorheesville, New York, United States. Son of Junius D. and Anna M. (Ostrander) Ogsbury.

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    • Clerk New York Central and Hudson Railway Company, 1898-1900. Junior official American Tobacco Company, 1900-1909. Comptroller, treasurer, manager International Business Machines.

      1910-1933; general manager scale div. Hobart Manufacturing Company, 1933-1934. Vice president, Whitman and Barnes, 1935.

      President general manager, director Fairchild Aviation Corporation since 1936. President, director Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation. Treasurer, director Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc.


    • General manager scale div. Hobart Mfg; president general manager, dir.


    • Author of short articles. Inventor of several patented articles, improvements on tabulating machines, computing scales, time recorders.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Mason.; Club: Country (North Hempstead).


    • Married Florence Noone, October 10, 1906. Children: Alva B. (Mistress.
    • father: Junius D. Ogsbury
    • mother: Anna M. (Ostrander) Ogsbury
    • spouse: Florence Noone
    • child: Alva B. (Mrs Ogsbury
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