1800–1885
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November 24, 1800, Beverly, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

August 12, 1885, Salem, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Broad Street Cemetery, Salem, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Oliver attended the Boston Latin School, Phillips Andover Academy, Harvard Un­i­ver­si­ty, and Dartmouth (graduated 1818). He was a church organist for 36 years, and taught school for 24. He also served as mayor of Salem and Lawrence, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Adjutant General of Mas­sa­chu­setts, and as Mas­sa­chu­setts State Treasurer (1861–65). He received an honorary music degree from Harvard in 1862, and from Dartmouth in 1883. His works in­clude:

  1. Federal Street
  2. Harmony Grove
  3. Merton
  4. Saxony