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OLCOTT (Soundex O423) — See also ALCOTT, ALLCOTT, COLCOCK, COLCORD, COTT, HOLCOMB, HOLCOMBE, VOLCOFF, WOLCOTT, WOOLCOTT.

  OLCOTT: See also Olcott P. Boardman — Willie Olcott Burr — Olcott C. Chamberlain — Olcott Hawthorne Deming — Olcott F. King — Lewis Richard Morris — Olcott D. Smith — Olcott Worthington
  Olcott, Alexander — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 2nd District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Austin — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1822-25. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, B. W. See Ben Wilson Olcott
  Olcott, Ben Wilson (1872-1952) — also known as Ben W. Olcott; B. W. Olcott — of Salem, Marion County, Ore.; Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Keithsburg, Mercer County, Ill., October 15, 1872. Republican. Miner; secretary of state of Oregon, 1911-20; appointed 1911; resigned 1920; Governor of Oregon, 1919-23; defeated, 1922; president, American Savings Bank, Long Beach, 1923. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 21, 1952 (age 79 years, 280 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Wallace Olcott and Mary Jane (Wilson) Olcott; married, December 25, 1912, to Lena O. Hutton (1882-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Olcott, Emerson E. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Glastonbury, Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Franklin — of New York. U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Frederic P. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. New York state comptroller, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Frederick P. — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, George P. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, J. Van Vechten See Jacob Van Vechten Olcott
  Olcott, Jacob Van Vechten (1856-1940) — also known as J. Van Vechten Olcott — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Delta Phi; Union League. Died June 1, 1940 (age 84 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John N. Olcott and Euphemia Helen (Knox) Olcott; brother of William Morrow Knox Olcott (1862-?); married, April 19, 1882, to Laura I. Hoffman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Olcott, Otis W. — of Patriot, Switzerland County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Peter (1733-1808) — of Norwich, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., April 25, 1733. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1778, 1801; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1782-85; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1790-94. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., September 12, 1808 (age 75 years, 140 days). Interment at Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Norwich, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Dameris (Eggleston) Olcott (1700-1790) and Titus Olcott (1705-1774); married to Sarah Mills (1737-1810).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Olcott, Simeon (1735-1815) — of Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., October 1, 1735. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Cheshire County, 1784-85; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1790-95; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1795-1802; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1801-05. Died in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., February 22, 1815 (age 79 years, 144 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Charlestown, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Olcott, Simeon — Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1781-82. Burial location unknown.
  Olcott, Van Vechten See Jacob Van Vechten Olcott
William M. K. Olcott Olcott, William Morrow Knox (b. 1862) — also known as William M. K. Olcott — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 27, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; New York County District Attorney, 1896-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 18th District, 1915; vice-president and director, Lawyers Engineering and Surveying Co.; director, Mary Powell Steamboat Co.; director, Everard Brewing Co. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John N. Olcott and Euphemia Helen (Knox) Olcott; brother of Jacob Van Vechten Olcott (1856-1940); married, December 6, 1888, to Jessica A. Baldwin.
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1897


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