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Biographical Sketch of John Hemwood Oliver

Oliver, John Hemwood; general contractor; born, London, Eng., April 14, 1868; son of John and Sarah Burnham Oliver; educated, Cleveland public schools and business college; married, Cleveland, June 13, 1900, Lydia Schneider; issue, two sons, Chester Henry, and Karl Hemwood Oliver; five years in military, Co. I, 5th regiment, Cleveland, and one year 1st sergt. …

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Adlai S. Oliver

1st Lt., Med. Corps. Born in Johnston County; son of J. W. and Peakie Oliver. Husband of Camille Debnam. Entered service Aug. 7, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Phila. General Hospital. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., as Psychiostrist, then to Newport News. Sailed for France August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. …

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Charles M. Oliver

Entered “Y” work at Camp Greene Dec. 8, 1917, as Educational Secretary, Bldg. 106, and served there until August. On March 1, 1918, became Camp Education Director, serving actively until August 29, 1918, when he assumed the duties of county organizer of Alabama war work. Resigned from Y. M. C. A. war work service to …

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Mirton J. Oliver

1st Class Private, 105th Amb. Corps, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of Richard and Mrs. Annie Oliver. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., July 16, 1919.

Buena Vista Tribe

Buena Vista Indians (Spanish: pleasant view ). A descriptive name applied to one or more Shoshonean or Mariposan tribes living on Buena Vista lake, in the lower Kern River Drainage, California. By treaty of June 10, 1851, these tribes reserved a tract between Tejon Pass and Kern River, and ceded the remainder of their land to the United States.

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