Floyd Odlum’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 30, 1892

Death Date

June 17, 1976

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Indio, California, United States



The entrepreneur Floyd Odlum died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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

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.

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

He was married to the aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran.

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