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Oliver Ernesto Branch, American lawyer. Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1887, 1889.

Background

Branch, Oliver Ernesto was born on July 19, 1847 in Madison, Ohio, United States. Son of William Witter and Lucy J. (Bartram) Branch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (with highest honors), Hamilton College, New York, 1873, A.M., 1876. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1877. Honorary Master of Arts, Dartmouth, 1895.

Doctor of Laws, Hamilton, 1908.

Career

Admitted to bar in New York, 1877, and practiced with brother, John L. Removed to Weare, 1883, and to Manchester, N.H., 1894. General counsel B. & M. R.R.

Membership

Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1887, 1889.

Connections

Married Sarah M. Chase, October 17, 1878.

father:
William Witter Branch

mother:
Lucy J. (Bartram) Branch

spouse:
Sarah M. Chase