John Edward Otterson

John Edward Otterson
(at Paramount in 1935) President


President and general director of Electrical Research Products, Inc. In US Navy from 1900 to 1915. Then worked for Winchester Repeating Arms Company, rising to president and director of the company. In 1924 he general commercial manager of Western Electric Company, then general manager, vice president and director of Electrical Research Products, Inc., in 1927; and president from 1928. In June 1935 he also became president and director of Paramount Productions, Inc., and Paramount Pictures Distribution Co., Inc., but resigned in June 1936.

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