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corporation executive

Otto Lucien Spaeth, American corporation executive. Recipient Friedsdam award and medal, Architectural League New York, 1958.

Background

Spaeth, Otto Lucien was born on January 7, 1897 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Anton and Clara (Melchiors) Spaeth.

Education

Student parochial schools, St. Francis College, Quincy, Illinois, 1911-1914. Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. Vincent College, 1953.

Career

Bank clerk and auto-tractor salesman, 1915-1918. President Premier Distributing Company, St. Louis, 1923-1935, Dayton Tool & Engineering Company, Dayton, O., 1935-1946, Otto L. Spaeth, Inc., Dayton, O., 1940-1946. Chairman of the Board Meta-Mold Aluminum Company, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, 1952-1954, Metal-Mold Magnesium Corporation 1952-1954.

Membership

Member War Manpower Commission, Dayton 1940-1946. Delaware 1st Congress of Worlds Catholic Artists, Rome, 1951. Former vice president Whitney Museum American Art.

President Spaeth Foundation. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1919-1923. Member National Conference Christians and Jews, Americans for Democratic Action (past.

Connections

Married Eloise O’Mara, October 4, 1923. Children: Marna (Mistress Gregory H. Doherty), Deborah (Mistress Frank Shakespere), Otto Lucien, Mary Louise.

father:
Anton Spaeth

mother:
Clara (Melchiors) Spaeth

spouse:
Eloise O’Mara

child:
Otto Lucien Spaeth

child:
Deborah Spaeth (Mistress Frank Shakespere)

child:
Marna Spaeth (Mistress Gregory H. Doherty)

child:
Mary Louise Spaeth