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 Oliver Garrison

Oliver Garrison

Birth
Death 28 Oct 1889 (aged 78)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 102/111, Lot 205
Memorial ID 23464 · View Source
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Garrison entered into the steamboat & manufacturing business with his brother upon his arrival in St. Louis. They turned the business over to Oliver's son & headed for San Francisco, where they established the steamship line known as Pacific Mail & both amassed large fortunes. Garrison returned to St. Louis in 1854 & entered into the commission business with his two sons. Their business was known as O. Garrison & Sons. In 1857, he was elected president of Mechanics' Bank, St. Louis, Missouri, a position he held for 22 years. He was appointed receiver of the Pacific Railroad of Missiouri (later known as Missouri Pacific Railroad) & later became the vice-president & general manager. He was stockholder, president & director of Vulcan Iron Works & also owned the Rich Hill waterworks at Rich Hill, Missouri & Jupiter Furnaces at Carondolet, Missouri.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Garrison (1 Jun 1811–28 Oct 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23464, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .