Bolton, Kenyon Castle

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Kenyon Castle Bolton was a Cleveland, Ohio businessman and philanthropist and son of Chester and Frances Payne Bolton. He served in the military, beginning in 1936 as a member of the 107th Cavalry of the Ohio National Guard. He entered active service in 1940, served during World War II and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was president of Cleveland Air Taxi, a helicopter taxi service, and had a strong interest in higher education and the arts. Bolton served with the Council of Foreign Ministers in 1947 and 1948, the Austrian Peace Treaty Conference in 1948, and was special assistant of the U.S. ambassador to France. Kenyon C. Bolton was married to Mary Riding Peters, and had five children.

From the description of Kenyon C. Bolton papers, 1938-1983. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 43474288

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associatedWith Bolton family. family
associatedWith Cleveland Air Taxi. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland Airways. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland Council on World Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Cleveland Play House (Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith John Carroll University. corporateBody
associatedWith Kenyon College. corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). National Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Nationalities Services Center (Cleveland, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Western Reserve Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Association (Cleveland, Ohio) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
France
Ohio--Cleveland
Ohio
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Charities
International relations
Philanthropists
Theater
Businessmen
Universities and colleges
Clubs
Metropolitan helicopter services
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Active 1938

Active 1983

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