Viewing William F. Odell (1878-1956).
William Odell graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1900, then studied law with his father in Chaska until 1904, when he was admitted to the bar. He moved to Sibley County, and was elected County Attorney. In 1914, he returned to Carver County, where he practiced until his death on March 19, 1956, at the age of 78. On October 16, 1956, a committee of the Eighth Judicial District Bar presented a memorial to him in Carver County District Court.