1800–1885

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 24, 1800, Be­ver­ly, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Au­gust 12, 1885, Sa­lem, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Broad Street Ce­me­te­ry, Sa­lem, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Henry was the son of Dan­i­el Ol­iv­er and Eliz­a­beth Kem­ble, and hus­band of Sar­ah Cook.

He at­tend­ed the Bos­ton La­tin School, Phil­lips An­do­ver Aca­de­my, Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty, and Dart­mouth (gra­du­at­ed 1818). He re­ceived an hon­or­a­ry mu­sic de­gree from Har­vard in 1862, and from Dart­mouth in 1883.

He was a church or­gan­ist for 36 years, and taught school for 24.

He served as may­or of Sa­lem and Law­rence, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Ad­ju­tant Gen­er­al of Mas­sa­chu­setts (1844), and as Mas­sa­chu­setts State Trea­sur­er (1861–65).

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