Born: 1870

Died: 1944

Married: Ann MacLeod

Children: N. Thomas Oddy Robert, Peg, Mac, Eddie, Ellen, Duncan

Nathaniel Oddy Senior was the chef at several area hotels, including the Algonquin Hotel and the Grand Union Hotel in Saranac Lake, and the Lake Placid-Marcy hotel and The Pines in Lake Placid.

Lake Placid News, July 3, 1925

"Inn the Pines"

…The culinary department and purchasing are directed by Mrs. Frisbie, herself, with whom is associated Mr. Nathaniel Oddy, a chef of very wide experience who formerly had charge of the kitchen of the Algonquin Hotel, Saranac Lake, N. Y., but more recently conducted the Grand Union Restaurant at that place….

Lake Placid News, December 9, 1932


Nathaniel Oddy, former chef at the Lake Placid-Marcy hotel, has leased the Eiff restaurant on Main street, it was learned this week. Work of renovating the property is now under way. The opening date has not yet been announced.