George Tener Oliver Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Bethany College, West Virginia, 1868, A.M., 1873. (Doctor of Laws, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania, 1912).
Admitted to bar, 1871, and practiced at Pittsburgh, 1871-1881. In iron and steel manufacturing, 1881-1901. Purchased Pittsburgh Gazette and Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph, 1900, of which became publisher.
President Central Board Education, Pittsburgh, 1881-1884. Presidential elector, 1884. Elected United States senator, March 17, 1909, for unexpired term (1909-1911) of Philander Chase Knox, resigned.
Reëlected for term 1911-1917. Home: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Married Mary Kountze, December 19, 1871.