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Roy D. Chapin, Sr.

AKA Roy Dikeman Chapin, Sr.

Born: 23-Feb-1880
Birthplace: Lansing, MI
Died: 16-Feb-1936
Location of death: Detroit, MI
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Commerce, 1932-33

Father: Edward Cornelius Chapin
Mother: Ella Rose King
Wife: Inez Tiedeman (m. 4-Nov-1914, three daughters, three sons)
Son: Roy D. Chapin, Jr. (CEO of American Motors)
Daughter: Joan King
Son: John Carsten
Daughter: Sara Ann
Son: Daniel
Daughter: Marian

    High School: Lansing High School, Lansing, MI
    University: University of Michigan (dropped out 1901)

    Hudson Motors President & CEO (1934-36)
    US Secretary of Commerce (1932-33)
    Hudson Motors President & CEO (1909-23)
    Hudson Motors Co-Founder (1906-09)
    Olds Motor Works General Sales Manager (1904-06)
    Olds Motor Works (1901-04)
    Member of the Board of Hudson Motors (as Chairman 1923-36)

Is the subject of books:
Roy D. Chapin, 1945, BY: John Cuthbert Long (privately published)


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