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L. M. Oliver
Obituary for
L. M. Oliver
Submitted by: Mollie Stehno

Oklahoma State Register
July 17, 1924

L. M. Oliver Long Resident and Very Popular Citizen
L. M. Oliver, formerly county commissioner, died very suddenly Saturday at his home in Meridian. He had been to California to visit a son and daughter living there and had been back but a few days, when and old ailment overtook him
The deceased was a pioneer citizen of Guthrie and Logan County and operated farms and cotton gins around Meridian for many years. He was a loveable and popular man with all the people and served as county commissioner for several years.
Lucuis M. Oliver son of J. L. and Mary J. Oliver was born at Gilboa, Putman County, Ohio, April 4, 1852. The family consisted of two boys and three girls. Two of which survive. One sister, Mrs. Kate Grant of Durant, Oklahoma and one brother William G. Oliver of Iola, Kansas.
During the spring of 1865 he moved with his parent to Trenton, Missouri. Here he grew to manhood at was untied in marriage with Olympies Love August 10, 1871. Ten children were born to this union five of whom survive. Harley M. Oliver, of Huntington Beach, California; Lloyd L. Olive of Fallis, Oklahoma; Pearl Peter of Oakland, California; Ruth McCrosky who made her home with her father, Roy Oliver of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He came to Oklahoma about 1890 where he lived ever since. His wife preceded him in death, December 2, 1913.

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