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United States Representative from Massachusetts

John Walter Olver, American Congressman ( govt: legislation administration)congressman. member Mass; member 101st-105th Congresses from 1st Mass; member com; member subcoms.

Background

Olver, John Walter was born on September 3, 1936 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Helen Fulleborn Olver.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1955. Master of Science, Tufts University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor chemistry University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1962-1967. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, Boston, 1969-1972, Massachusetts Senate, 1973-1991, United States Congress from 1st Massachusetts district, since 1991, member committee on appropriations, member subcommittee on transportation and military construction, military appropriations, assistant whip, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Mass; member 101st-105th Congresses from 1st Mass. Member com; member subcoms.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, gardening, tennis.

Connections

Married Rose Alice Richardson, September 12, 1959. Children: Martha.

father:
Helen Fulleborn Olver. Olver

spouse:
Rose Alice Richardson

child:
Martha Olver