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 George Tener Oliver

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George Tener Oliver

  • Birth 26 Jan 1848 Donaghmore, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Death 22 Jan 1919 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 20, Lot 29, Grave 8
  • Memorial ID 6858399

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.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 17 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6858399
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Tener Oliver (26 Jan 1848–22 Jan 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6858399, citing Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .