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Charles Ritz, Businessman. Board of 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;stenographer, 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, Robin Hood Flour Mills, Alberta, 1912-1914;eastern manager in Montreal, Robin Hood Flour Mills, 1914-1931;general manager, Robin Hood Flour Mills, 1931-1937;president, Robin Hood Flour Mills, 1938-1961;chairman of the executive committee, Robin Hood Flour Mills, from 1961. Vice president International Milling Company, Minneapolis, 1937-1943, president, 1943-1955, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1965, honorary chairman, from 1965. Director Investors Diversified Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Minneapolis, MSL Industries, Inc.

Membership

Board of 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.

father:
George Henry Ritz

mother:
Elizabeth (Vock) Ritz

spouse:
Evelyn Millicent Herron

child:
Gordon Herron Ritz

child:
Norma Elizabeth Ritz Phelps Ritz