Born: 1818 in Mexico City, Viceroyalty of New Spain, Spanish Empire (now Mexico)
Married: Concepción Argüello (m. 1842, d.), Maria Ortega (m. 1859)
Family: Son-in-law of Santiago Arguello and cousin of Antonio F. Coronel and Manuel F. Coronel
Military Service: Mexican Army (Mexican-American War)
Died: October 6, 1876 in Los Angeles, CA
1847: Signed the Treaty of Cahuenga, which surrendered the last Mexican military forces in California ended the Mexican-American War in California. (The seven signatories were Pierson B. Reading, W. H. Russell, Louis McLane, Jr., Jose Antonio Carrillo, Agustin Olvera, John C. Fremont, and Andres Pico)
1855-1857: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
- PLACENAME: Olvera Street was named in his honor in 1877.