Philo H. Olmsted

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Philo H. Olmsted
Philo Hopkins Olmsted.jpg
8th and 12th Mayor of Columbus
In office
1838–1839
Preceded by Warren Jenkins
Succeeded by John G. Miller
In office
1833–1833
Appointed by Columbus Burough Council
Preceded by William Long
Succeeded by John Brooks
Personal details
Born (1793-02-26)February 26, 1793
Simsbury, Connecticut
Died February 20, 1870(1870-02-20) (aged 76)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting place Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus, Ohio
Political party Whig
Spouse(s) Sarah Phillips
Children 12
Profession Mayor
Newspaper editor
Tavern owner
Hotel manager
Retailer
Member of Burough Council
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
Religion Episcopalian

Philo Hopkins Olmsted (February 26, 1793 – February 20, 1870)[1] was the eighth mayor and 12th mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was also the eighth person to serve in that office. He served Columbus for three years during non-consecutive terms. His successor after 1833 was John Brooks and after 1839 was John G. Miller.[2]

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  1. ^ History of Columbus (1909), pp. 231-233.
  2. ^ Egger (1975), pp. 15.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Warren Jenkins
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
1838–1839
Succeeded by
John G. Miller
Preceded by
William Long
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
1833–1833
Succeeded by
John Brooks