Jose De Olivares Edit Profile
Education public and private schools of Southern California, business college, Berlitz School of Modern Langs., Liceo de Varones, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Member California National Guard, 1884-1886. With United States Navy, 1886-1893. Lieutenant (junior grade) California Naval Reserve, 1894-1896.
Again with United States Navy, Spanish-American War, 1898, also war correspondent, Paris Exposition correspondent, 1900. Official representative of St. Louis Exposition at Buffalo Exposition, 1901. Commissioner of St. Louis Exposition to Spain, Portugal and Latin-American countries, 1902-1903.
Commissioner Argentine Republic to St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Consul at Managua, Nicaragua, 1906, Madras, India, 1911-1914, Hamilton, Ontario, 1915-1924, Kingston, Jamaica, 1924-1929, Leghorn, Italy, 1929-1932. Retired November 30, 1932.
Now private collector fine arts and antiques, specializing in early European masters and meritorious American works of past century. Administrator Olivares Estate.
Member California National Guard, 1884-1886. Member American Foreign Service Association, Harding Memorial Association. Member 2d Battalion Green Howards” (A.P.W.O. Yorkshire Regiment), West Indies Reg. and 86th Carnatic Infantry (India) Officers Mess.
Two gold medals, St. Louis Exposition. Clubs: Giovane Italia, Athletic (Rome).
Married Berta Lillian Owen, November 2, 1896.; married second Maria Teresa Ramirez y Jerez, February 15, 1907. Children: Lenore Constance (deceased), Casper Luis.