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Charles Ritz

Charles Ritz, businessman. Board directors Minneapolis Young Men's Christian Association; Member Minneapolis Club, Minikahda Club (Minneapolis), Thunderbird Club (California), Masons, Shriners.

Background

  • Ritz, Charles was born on February 15, 1891 in Mitchell, Ontario, Canada. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth (Vock) Ritz.

  • Education

    • Student, Center Business College, Stratford, Ontario, 1906.

    Career

    • Stenographer Borland Carriage Company, Stratford, 1907-1908, Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway, North Bay, Ontario, 1908-1910. Stenographer, sales correspondent Robin Hood Flour Mills, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, 1910-1912, sales manager in Calgary Alberta, 1912-1914, eastern manager in Montreal, 1914-1931, general manager, 1931-1937, president, 1938-1961, chairman executive committee, from 1961. Vice president International Milling Company, Minneapolis, 1937-1943, president, 1943-1955, chairman board, 1955-1965, honorary chairman, from 1965.

      Director Investors Diversified Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MSL Industries, Inc.

    Membership

    Board directors Minneapolis Young Men's Christian Association. Member Minneapolis Club, Minikahda Club (Minneapolis), Thunderbird Club (California), Masons, Shriners.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Millicent Herron, July 22, 1924. Children: Gordon Herron, Norma Elizabeth Ritz Phelps.
    Charles Ritz
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    Born February 15, 1891
    • 1906
      Center Business College
    • 1907 - 1908
      Stenographer Borland Carriage Company
      Stratford, Texas, United States
    • 1908 - 1910
      Stenographer Borland Carriage Company
      North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • 1910 - 1912
      stenographer
      Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
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