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Orville Swan Caesar

Orville Swan Caesar, American transportation executive.

Background

  • Caesar, Orville Swan was born on May 22, 1892 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frank and Anna (Halvorson) Caesar.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.

    Career

    • October 21, 1921); children—Doris C. Smith, Athalie C. Littell. Married second, Jane Martinson, June 22, 1950. Has owned automobile and bus businesses, Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota.

      With Greyhound since 1925. President Greyhound Corporation, 1945-1956, Chairman of the Board, 1956-1959, honorary Chairman of the Board, since 1959, director. Director Atlantic Greyhound Lines of Virginia, Eastern Canadian Greyhound Lines, G.B.L. Building Management Ltd., Greyhound Lines of Canada Ltd., Greyhound Post Houses, Inc., Greyhound Van Lines, Motor Coach Industries, Ltd., Caesar Products, Inc., Bascol Land Corporation trustee Village of Barrington.

    Membership

    Clubs: Barrington Hills Country, Barrington Hills Riding, Evanston (Illinois) Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Altie Peterson, October 25, 1913 (deceased.; married second, Jane Martinson, June 22, 1950. Children: Doris C. Smith, Athalie C. Littell.
    • father: Frank Caesar
    • mother: Anna (Halvorson) Caesar
    • spouses: Altie Peterson
    • Jane Martinson
    • children: Doris C. Smith Caesar
    • Athalie C. Littell Caesar
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    Died March 19, 1965
    (aged 72)
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