Robert Oelman

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Robert Oelman
Born Robert Schantz Oelman
June 9, 1909[1]
Died May 10, 2007(2007-05-10) (aged 97)[1]
Delray Beach, Florida[2]
Nationality American
Alma mater Dartmouth College, 1931[1]
University of Vienna
Occupation Chief Executive of the NCR Corporation[2]
Spouse(s) Mary Oelmann[1]
Children Robert S. Oelman, Kathryn Meagher[1]

Robert Schantz Oelman (June 9, 1909 – May 10, 2007) was an American executive who served as president of NCR Corporation as they switched to electronic cash registers.

Oelman graduated from Dartmouth College in 1931, then attended University of Vienna. He joined National Cash Register Company in 1933. He became president in 1957, and later chairman and chief executive.

He was also a founder of Wright State University in 1967. Oelman retired from NCR in 1974 but remained on in an advisory capacity until 1980.

Oelman died in Delray Beach, Florida.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Robert Schantz Oelman". December 29, 2015. Retrieved June 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Freudenheim, Milt (May 16, 2007). "Robert S. Oelman, 97, Chief Who Led NCR to Automation, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved June 20, 2017. 

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