Oliver Milburn was a painter and etcher from Toronto Canada. He was born on September 17, 1883. He worked as a jeweler until 1918 in Canada until he moved to Los Angeles. After becoming wealthy from the oil and homebuilding industries, he started his studies in art at the Chouinard and Otis Industries. He studied abroad and showed his works locally. He died in Los Angeles on December 14, 1932.