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George Tener Oliver
Birth: Jan. 26, 1848
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: Jan. 22, 1919
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Senator, Publisher. He Graduated from Bethany College West Virginia, in 1868, taught school, studied law, admitted to the bar in 1871 and practiced law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He president of the Pittsburgh Central Board of Education, (1881-84), engaged in the newspaper business, then became publisher of the Pittsburgh Gazette-Times and Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph, in 1900. In 1909, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1917. He declined to be a candidate for reelection and retired from public life, until his death at age 70. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry W Oliver (1807 - 1888)
  Margaret Brown Oliver (1809 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Dorothea Kountze Oliver (1852 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  George Sturges Oliver (1878 - 1963)*
  Jean Oliver Macauley (1886 - 1959)*
  Bennett Oliver (1895 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 20, Lot 29, Grave 8
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6858399
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