Oliver, Andrew (1706-1774)

Massachusetts politician.

Held several public offices in Massachusetts including provincial secretary and lieutenant governor (1771-74).

Stamp-officer (1765). An anti-Stamp Act mob hanged him in effigy and ransacked his house.

Several letters from Oliver appear among the Hutchinson Letters.

Born in Boston. Married in 1728 to Mary Fitch; in 1734 to Mary Sanford. Had issue by both marriages.