You don’t have to be a historian to find the early days of the OMA interesting and informative. With Colonel J.G. Battelle of the Columbus Iron & Steel Company serving as a catalyst to bring together manufacturers from across Ohio, the OMA first convened on November 10, 1910, and entered the state policymaking scene with a robust policy agenda during its first year of operation.
Want to learn more about Col. Battelle? See what companies attended the first meeting of the OMA? Read the Secretary’s Report from the OMA’s first Annual Meeting in 1911? Click on the links at the left to learn more about the OMA’s origins and early work.