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Milton Mathias Williams

Milton Mathias Williams, American railroad builder, bank executive. Member Minnesota State Forestry Board, since 1902(president of the board); member of staff of Governor Hubbard, rank of lieutenant colonel; member Republican State Central Committee, Minnesota; Mason.

Background

  • Williams, Milton Mathias was born on October 1, 1848 in Litchfield, Michigan, United States. Son of John N. and Susan (Halstead) Williams.

  • Education

    • Removed to Minnesota, 1858. Education high school and by private tutelage.

    Career

    • Engaged in railway construction, St. Paul, 1870-1884. Builder, manager and majority owner Little Falls Water Power on Mississippi River, 1887-1903. President First National Bank, Little Falls, Minnesota.

    Membership

    Member Minnesota State Forestry Board, since 1902(president of the board). Member of staff of Governor Hubbard, rank of lieutenant colonel. Member Republican State Central Committee, Minnesota.

    Connections

    • Married Florence E. Bennett, 1889.
    • father: John N. Williams
    • mother: Susan (Halstead) Williams
    • spouse: Florence E. Bennett
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    Died October 17, 1926
    (aged 78)
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