Biography of Albert C. Olmsted

Olmsted, Albert C., was born in Le Roy, N. Y., a son of Chauncey L. and Maryette (Bailey) Olmstead. Chauncey L. was an extensive mill owner in Chicago and Burlington, Iowa, and of lumber interests at Saginaw Valley, Mich.; he was very prominent in organizing and building the Le Roy Academy, and in erecting and maintaining the church; he was quiet and unostentatious, but awake to the best interests of his town; he died in 1872. A. C. Olmstead was graduated from the Poughkeepsie Institute in 1866, then went to Burlington and engaged in milling business. In 1873 he came to Batavia and organized the firm of Howard & Olmsted, and selling his interest to Mr. Howard, in 1879 he opened his present coal and lumber business, which he has since continued. In 1875 Mr. Olmsted married Grace, daughter of Dr. Norris G. Clark of Batavia; they have one son, Henry B., who is pursuing a course in electrical engineering at Columbia College.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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