Biography of Richard C. Oliphant
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Oliphant, Richard J., the well known printer and publisher of Oswego, and son of Richard Oliphant, connected many years with the same business, was born in Oswego on the 16th of August, 1838. His opportunities for obtaining an education were confined to the district schools and the printing office of his father, beginning work in the latter early in life. In 1860 he, in association with his brother, the late John H. Oliphant, purchased the printing and book binding business of their father. Very soon afterward John H. went to Washington in the interest of William Baldwin, contractor, where he remained about a year. Returning to the office, a few months later. Richard J. purchased his interest and has since carried on the business alone and with marked success. Devoting himself earnestly to his business for which he has special fitness as well as natural taste, Mr. Oliphant has now one of the largest and most expensively equipped printing plants in Central New York, Connected with his printing business Mr. Oliphant conducts the largest book and stationery store in Oswego, and has recently added facilities for lithographing. He is a Republican in politics and has represented the third ward in the Board of Aldermen.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Oswego County, NY
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012