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Corporation executive

Henry Edwin Olson, American corporation executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, Europe, 1917-1918.; Member American Gas Association, Controllers Institute American, American Society Swedish Engineers.

Background

Olson, Henry Edwin was born on January 12, 1894 in New York City. Son of Henry A. and Amanda Victoria (Hallin) Olson.

Education

Educated in Sweden.

Career

; children—Roy E. B., Rolf Y. H. Assistant general auditor American Gas & Electric Company. New York City, 1922-1927, general auditor General Gas & Electric Company. New York City, 1927-1928.

Methods accountant Columbia Gas & Electric Corporation, New York City, 1928-1930, assistant treasurer, 1930-1938, treasurer, 1938-1941, vice president, 1941, financial vice president since 1945, director since 1946, firm name changed to Columbia Gas System, Inc., of which director and member Executive Committee since 1947. Vice president, secretary, director Columbia Gas System Service Corporation, since 1956. Director Atlantic Seaboard Corporation, Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Inc., Columbia Gas of West Virginia, Inc., Manufacturers Light and Heat Company, Ohio Fuel Gas Company, Ohio Valley Gas Company, Preston Oil Corporation, Amere Gas Utilities Company, Cumberland & Allegheny Gas Company, Home Gas Company, Kentucky Gas Transportation Corporation United Fuel Gas Company.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, Europe, 1917-1918. Member American Gas Association, Controllers Institute American, American Society Swedish Engineers. Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Inez Anna Sophia Branting, October 1924 (divorced 1942). Children: Roy E. B., Rolf Y. H. Assistant.

father:
Henry A. Olson

mother:
Amanda Victoria (Hallin) Olson

spouse:
Inez Anna Sophia Branting

children:
Roy E. B. Olson

Rolf Y. H. Asst Olson