Floyd Odlum

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Birthday
30, 1892
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jun 17, 1976 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1892
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jun 17, 1976 (84)

About

Foresaw and predicted the Great Depression and as a result became one of the wealthiest men of his time.

Before Fame

He made a small fortune by investing in utilities, then sold off much of the company in belief that a drop in the market was imminent.

Trivia

He used the proceeds from his early fortune to buy up companies struggling through the Depression.

Family Life

He was married to the aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran.

Associated With

He and his wife were both big supporters of Amelia Earhart and underwrote many of her famous flights.