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Lawyer , educator

Obediah Milton Conover, American lawyer, educator. member board regents, 1859-1865, also state librarian.

Background

Conover, Obediah Milton was born on October 8, 1825 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Sarah Miller.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1844, graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1849.

Career

Teacher, Latin and Greek, Lexington, Kentucky. Went to Wisconsin, 1849. Admitted to Dane County (Wisconsin) bar, 1859.

Editor North Western Journal. Professor ancient langs. and literature University of Wisconsin, 1852-1858, member board regents, 1859-1865, also state librarian. Assistant reporter Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1861, reporter, 1864-1884.

Membership

Member board regents, 1859-1865, also state librarian.

Connections

Married Julia Darst, 1849. Married second, Mistress.

father:
Sarah Miller. Conover

spouses:
Julia Darst

Mistress