Andrew Oliver

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Birthday
28, 1706
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 3, 1774 (67)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1706
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 3, 1774 (67)

About

Eighteenth-century politician who served from 1771-1774 as Lieutenant Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Province.

Before Fame

After working in the merchant business for a time, he was elected Boston auditor in 1737.

Trivia

Despite his personal dislike of the measure, he was in charge of enforcing the Massachusetts Stamp Act.

Family Life

He was born in Boston to Elizabeth Belcher Oliver and merchant Daniel Oliver. He was married twice and had fourteen surviving children.

Associated With

He studied at Harvard College, an institution built on funds provided by British minister John Harvard.