1879–1960

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Born: Ap­ril 24, 1879, Nor­ris Ci­ty, Il­li­nois.

Died: March 20, 1960, Del­ta, Co­lo­ra­do.

Buried: Del­ta Ce­me­te­ry, Del­ta, Co­lo­ra­do.

Biography

French was the son of Will­iam Gaff Ol­iv­er and Sar­ah Ann Vine­yard, and hus­band of Ca­ro­line Will­iams.

A Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­ter and evan­gel­ist, he was liv­ing in Kan­sas City, Mis­sou­ri, in 1908. By 1920, he was in Los An­ge­les, Ca­li­for­nia.

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