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William Milo Olin

secretary Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Civil War veteran

William Milo Olin, secretary Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Civil War veteran.


Olin, William Milo was born on September 18, 1845 in Warrenton, Georgia, United States. Son of William Milo and Mary Augusta (Bowen) Olin.


Education common schools Worcester and Grafton, Massachusetts, and high school, Leicester, Massachusetts.


Private 36th Massachusetts Vols., 1862-1865. Reporter and editor Boston Daily Advertiser, 1865-1879. Private and military secretary to governments Talbot and Long, 1879-1882.

Private secretary to Collector Worthington, 1882-1885, to the United States Senator Dawes, 1885-1890, to Collector Beard, 1890. Adjunct general, G.A.R., 1882, inspector general, 1896, senior v.-commander-in-chief, 1903. Lieutenant colonel and assistant adjutant general, 1st Brigade, Massachusetts Vol.

Militia, 1882-1889.


Married Lizzie Wadsworth Read, November 3, 1869.

William Milo Olin

Mary Augusta (Bowen) Olin

Lizzie Wadsworth Read