Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
Oliver L. Spaulding is a native of New Hampshire. He emigrated from that State to Ohio, and graduated at Oberlin
College. He caine to Michigan, and, locating at St. Johns, Clinton Co., entered the office of James W. Ransom,
and was admitted to the bar April 6, 1858. From that time until the present he has been a member of the Clinton
County bar, and has resided at St. Johns. In the war of the Rebellion he served in the Twenty-third Michigan Infantry
Regiment, from the grade of captain to that of colonel, and was brevetted brigadier general for meritorious 8ervices.
Among the civil offices which he has filled is that of regent of the University of Michigan, 1858-64; Secretary
of State of Michigan, elected in 1866 and re-elected in 1868; and special agent of the treasury department, appointed
in 1875 and still holding that office.
History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of Their Men and Pioneers.
D. W. Ensign & Co., Philadelphia 1880
Press of J. B. Lippincoff & Co., Philadelphia.