Lt. Gov. Andrew Oliver

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Andrew Oliver

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: March 3, 1774 (67)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Oliver and Elizabeth Oliver
Husband of Mary Oliver and Mary Oliver
Father of Andrew Oliver, Jr. and Johnathan Oliver, Sr
Brother of Daniel Oliver and Peter Oliver

Occupation: Lt Governor of Massachusetts; merchant
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About Lt. Gov. Andrew Oliver

Andrew Oliver (March 28, 1706 – March 3, 1774) was a merchant and public official in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Born into a wealthy and politically powerful merchant family, he is best known as the Massachusetts official responsible for implementing the provisions of the Stamp Act, for which he was burned in effigy. He never actually carried out those duties, and was later commissioned as the province's lieutenant governor.

Andrew graduated from Harvard College in 1726.

Oliver was the man commisioned to enforce the stamp act in Massachusetts. However Oliver was forced to resign after repeated violence from the colonist in Boston.

His brother Peter was Massachusetts Justice and His Uncle was Governor Jonathan Belcher.

He served as Lt. Governor under his Brother-in-law Thomas Hutchinson and died in office.


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Lt. Gov. Andrew Oliver's Timeline

March 28, 1706
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 24
November 18, 1752
Age 46
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 3, 1774
Age 67
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 67
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States