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Lawyer

Andrew Oliver, American lawyer. Fellow Society Antiquaries, London; member American Antiquarian Society, New York (1st vice president), Massachusetts history societies, Walpole Society, Colonial Society Massachusetts (vice president from 1973).

Background

Oliver, Andrew was born on March 14, 1906 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. Son of William H. P. and Lydia (Seabury) Oliver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931. Doctor Canon Law, General Theological Seminary, 1970.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1934. Practice in New York City, 1934-1970. Member firm Alexander & Green, 1944-1970.

Chancellor Episcopal Diocese New York, 1961-1971, member of council Institute Early American History and Culture, 1967-1970. Commission National Portrait Gallery, 1968-1981. President American Friends Plantin Moretus Museum, Charlotte Palmer Philips Foundation, 1961-1972, Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, 1973-1975.

Trustee General Theological Seminary, 1948-1968, P.E. Society Promoting Religion and Learning, 1942-1968, New York Society Library, 1965-1970, Boston Athenaeum, 1971-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Faces of a Family, 1960. Portraits of John and Abigail Adams, 1967. Portraits of John Quincy Adams and His Wife, 1970.

      Editor: The Journal of Samuel Curwen, 1972. The Portraits of John Marshall, 1977. Auguste Edouart’s Silhouettes of Eminent Americans, 1977.

Membership

Fellow Society Antiquaries, London. Member American Antiquarian Society, New York (1st vice president), Massachusetts history societies, Walpole Society, Colonial Society Massachusetts (vice president from 1973). Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Ruth Blake, February 21, 1936. Children: Andrew, Daniel, Ruth Field.

father:
William H. P. Oliver

mother:
Lydia (Seabury) Oliver

spouse:
Ruth Blake

children:
Andrew Oliver

Daniel Oliver

Ruth Field Oliver