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Manufacturing executive

Sture Gordon Olsson, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Swedish Royal Order North Star. Active Boy Scouts of America; trustee Episcopalian High School; sponsor Ducks Unlimited. Served as lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Legion, American Horse Council, Raven Society of University Virginia Clubs: Capitol Hill (Washington); West Point Country, Country of Virginia, Commonwealth.

Background

Olsson, Sture Gordon was born on July 1, 1920 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Elis and Signe (Granberg) Olsson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1942.

Career

Service engineer, Sperry Gyroscope Company, Inc., 1943-1944;plant engineer, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1946-1951;vice president charge manufacturing, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1952;executive vice president, general manager, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1952;president, director, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1952-1968;Chairman of the Board, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1968-1994;chairman emeritus, Chesapeake Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, since 1994. Director Citizens & Farmers Bank.

Membership

Active Boy Scouts of America. Trustee Episcopalian High School. Sponsor Ducks Unlimited.

Served as lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Legion, American Horse Council, Raven Society of University Virginia Clubs: Capitol Hill (Washington). West Point Country, Country of Virginia, Commonwealth.

Connections

Married Anne Shirley Carter, June 8, 1957. Children– Lisa Maria, Anne Carter, Inga Maja, Charles Elis.

father:
Elis Olsson

mother:
Signe (Granberg) Olsson

spouse:
Anne Shirley Carter

child:
Lisa Maria Olsson

child:
Anne Carter Olsson

child:
Inga Maja Olsson

child:
Charles Elis Olsson