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William Milo Olin

secretary Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Civil War veteran

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

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Connections

Married Lizzie Wadsworth Read, November 3, 1869.

father:
William Milo Olin

mother:
Mary Augusta (Bowen) Olin

spouse:
Lizzie Wadsworth Read