Answer to Last Month “Who Am I?”


Charles Boldt was the man who founded the Muncie Glass Company and eventually became a director of Owens-Illinois.  Boldt Mason Jars were first made on April 1st, 1905.  The company owned plants in both Muncie and Cincinnati at the time.  The Cincinnati plant was known as the Charles Boldt Glass Works.


Written by Richard Cole,

© 2002 Minnetrista Cultural Center

This article first appeared in the November 2002 issue of the Glass Chatter.