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Benjamin Barker Odell

Benjamin Barker Odell, American governor. Member Republican State Committee, 1884-1896; member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899), 17th New York District.


  • Odell, Benjamin Barker was born on January 14, 1854 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of Honorary Benjamin Barker and Ophelia (Bookstaver) Odell.

  • Education

    • Student Bethany College, West Virginia, 1873, Columbia University, 1873-1875 (Doctor of Laws, 1903).


    • Engaged in banking and commercial enterprises at Newburgh and New York City. President, director Central-Hudson Steamboat Company, etc.


    Member Republican State Committee, 1884-1896. Member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899), 17th New York District.


    • Married Estelle Crist, April.; married second, Mistress.
    • father: Honorary Benjamin Barker Odell
    • mother: Ophelia (Bookstaver) Odell
    • spouses: Estelle Crist
    • Mistress
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    Born January 14, 1854
    Died March 9, 1926
    (aged 72)