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Original Gas Engine Co, 1913

Olds was President and E.F. Cooley V.P. of The Original Gas Engine Co - a return for Olds to a company like his first on River Street. The company was short lived, though, becoming Ideal Engine Co, and then Ideal Power Lawn Co (Cooley was V.P. throughout). In 1913 Olds was President of REO, REO Truck, Capital National Bank, Atlas Drop Forge, Michigan Screw, and R.E. Olds Co (bonds and mortgages at time, though this would last for years as the managers of all Olds' interests). This was also a time at which Olds was beginning to be interested in ventures in other parts of the country.

502 South Hosmer
Lansing, MI 48906