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Cyrus Richard Osborn

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Cyrus Richard Osborn, American executive. Served as private, United States Army, 1918-1919.; Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Delta Theta, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Osborn, Cyrus Richard was born on August 27, 1897 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Cyrus and Stella (Hopkins) Osborn.

Education

Master of Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1921, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1948.

Career

Technology engineer Overseas Motor Services Corporation, 1923-1926, general manager, 1926-1929. Vice president in charge manufacturing General Motors Export Company, 1929-1932. Managing director General Motors Nordiska, Stockholm, Sweden, 1932-1934.

Assistant to general manager, General Motors Export Division, 1934-1936. General manager, Adam Opel, Russelsheim, Germany, 1936-1940. Assistant to vice president, General Motors Corporation, 1940-1941, assistant group executive, 1941-1943, vice president General Motors Corporation, general manager Electro-Motive div., 1943-1950, vice president in charge engine group General Motors Corporation, 1950-1959, director, 1951-1963, executive vice president engine divisions, 1959-1963.

Membership

Served as private, United States Army, 1918-1919. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Phi Delta Theta, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Detroit, Bloomfield Hills Country, Economic.

Connections

Married Jeannette Powell, February 20, 1926. Children: Sarah Ann, Cyrus William.

father:
Cyrus Osborn

mother:
Stella (Hopkins) Osborn

spouse:
Jeannette Powell

children:
Sarah Ann Osborn

Cyrus William Osborn