John B. Olson

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Saturday, April 7, 1934

Lewiston Pioneer Dies

John B. Olson, Who Came Here In 1878, Passes At Pullman.

John B. Olson, who came to Lewiston with his parents in 1878 when he was two years old, died at his home in Pullman yesterday morning. He later moved to Clarkston and lived there for more than 20 years, then moving to Pullman.

During the last 30 years of his residence in this community Mr. Olson was engaged in the plumbing business.

He is survived by a widow, Frances Olson; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Kimball, Pullman, and Mrs. Keith Manwaring, Yakima; four brothers, O. S. Olson, Lewiston, William H. Olson, Clarkston, Isaac Olson and Carl Olson, both of Craigmont; two sisters, Mrs. D. L. Lamaster, Clarkston, and Mrs. C. M. Sanford, Kamiah; also two grandchildren, Edward Kimball and Gene Olson.

Funeral services will be held at the Brower-Wann chapel at 3:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will be in Normal Hill cemetery.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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