Dick Olson, Star advertising, March 20, 2008

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Richard T. 'Dick' Olson Advertising Salesman

Richard T. "Dick" Olson, 74, a retired newspaper advertising salesman, died March 20 of lung cancer at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. He was a Chevy Chase resident.

Mr. Olson was born in Vineland, N.J., and served in the Marine Corps in 1950-51. After he was discharged, he moved to the Washington area and became an advertising salesman for the Washington Star. When the newspaper folded in 1981, he worked in the same capacity for the Journal Newspapers. He retired in 1998.

Washington Post obit: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/24/AR2...

Attribution: Washington Post

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