Oliver Mills is a native of Trumble county, Ohio, where he was born in the year 18--. For several years he lived in Lee county, engaged in farming. He, for many succeeding years, dealt in and fed hogs and cattle. Mr. Mills has been a member of the Legislature, and at present is serving his third term as President of the State Agricultural Society.
From "History of Cass County, Iowa Together With Brief Mention of Old Settlers," by Lafe Young, Atlantic, Iowa, Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1877, pg. 75.