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William Olin Stillman

William Olin Stillman, American physician, philanthropist. awarded gold medal at St. member Finland, Italian, and Cologne (Germany) societies prevention of cruelty to animals, Federal Humane societies of Pennsylvania, Michigan State Humane Association, New York Horse Aid Society.

Background

  • Stillman, William Olin was born on September 9, 1856 in Normansville, New York, United States. Son of Review Stephen Lewis and Lucretia (Miller) Stillman.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine Albany Medical College, 1878. Studied university of Berlin, Vienna, Paris and hospitals of London, 1883-1884. (honorary Master of Arts, Union College, 1880).

    Career

    • Physical to Open Door Mission, and Hospital for Incurables, 1887-1888, Babies’ Nursery, and Lathrop Memorial, 1888-1892, Home for Christian Workers, 1892, etc. Lecturer on history of medicine, Albany Medical College, 1896-1914. President and founder National Training School for Certified Nurses, 1905.

      President 1st American International Humane Conference, Washington, 1910. President American Humane Association, since 1905, New York State Humane Education Committee, 9 years, Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society, since 1892. Vice president New York State Convention Anticruelty Socs., 19 years, now president.

      Officer New York Conference Charities and Corrections. Awarded gold medal at St. Louis Exposition, 1904, for philanthropic work. Silver medal, Ohio Humane Society.

      Gold medal, San Francisco Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals. Promoter humane legislation. Founder Albany History and Art Society.

      Honorary member Finland, Italian, and Cologne (Germany) societies prevention of cruelty to animals, Federal Humane societies of Pennsylvania, Michigan State Humane Association, New York Horse Aid Society. Honorary vice president of Audubon Society State of New York. President New York State History Society.

      Editor of the National Humane Review. President International Federation of Socs. for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, since 1914. Founder, and director general American Red Star Animal Relief, since 1916.

      Author: The Mineral Springs of Saratoga, 1882. Home: Albany, New York.

    Works

    • Editor of the National Humane Review. President International Federation of Socs. for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, since 1914. Founder, and director general American Red Star Animal Relief, since 1916.

      Author: The Mineral Springs of Saratoga, 1882.

    Membership

    Member Finland, Italian, and Cologne (Germany) societies prevention of cruelty to animals, Federal Humane societies of Pennsylvania, Michigan State Humane Association, New York Horse Aid Society.

    Connections

    • Married Frances M. Rice, April.
    • father: Review Stephen Lewis Stillman
    • mother: Lucretia (Miller) Stillman
    • spouse: Frances M. Rice
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    Born September 9, 1856
    Died March 15, 1924
    (aged 67)
    Nationality

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