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Joseph Edward Otis

automotive executive

Joseph Edward Otis, American automotive executive. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Otis, Joseph Edward was born on November 19, 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Edward and Emily Palmer (Webster) Otis.

Education

Preparatory education, St. Paul’s School, Concord. N.H., 1907-1912; Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1916.

Career

2 sons, Webster, Peter. Engineer, Union Carbide Company, 1916-1920. With Belden Manufacturing Company, 1920-1921.

Organizer, 1921, Inland Metal Products Corporation. Vice-president and general manager Alemite Corporation, 1923-1933. President Stewart-Warner Corporation, 1933-1939.

President Dodge Manufacturing Corporation, 1939, retired as chairman 1960, director. Director Dodge Manufacturing Company, Mishawaka, Indiana, Aro Equipment Company, Bryan, O.

Membership

Member Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Commercial, Commonwealth, Racquet.

Connections

Married Louise Wood Meadowcroft, October 6, 1917 (died September, 1930).; married second, Grace E. Quinlan, January 1932. Children: Anne Louise, Joseph Edward III (killed in action, R.C.A.F., Malta, July 1942).

father:
Joseph Edward Otis

mother:
Emily Palmer (Webster) Otis

spouses:
Louise Wood Meadowcroft

Grace E. Quinlan

children:
Anne Louise Otis

Joseph Edward III (killed in action Otis

R.C.A.F. Otis

Malta Otis

July 1942) Otis