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finance company executive

Melvin Nathan Olson, American finance company executive. Member of American Management Association, Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland), City Club.

Background

Olson, Melvin Nathan was born on March 10, 1932 in Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Carl Frederick and Dorothy Hannah (Rowley) Olson.

Education

Bachelor, Seattle Pacific University, 1955. MTh, Western Evangelical Seminary, 1959. Master of Education, University Portland, 1960.

Doctor of Education, University Portland, 1969.

Career

Instructor Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1960—1962. Associate professor psychology Cascade College, 1962—1967, president, 1967—1970. President microbial products division Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., 1970—1983.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Tower Investment Corporation, since 1983.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.

Membership

Member of American Management Association, Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland), City Club.

Connections

Married Mary Harder Olson, July 26, 1969. 1 child Michael David.

father:
Carl Frederick Olson

mother:
Dorothy Hannah (Rowley) Olson

spouse:
Mary Harder Olson

child:
Michael David Olson