He was born in Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. He taught school there for two years and came to Zorra Township in Oxford County, Upper Canada where he taught school for several years. Oliver then moved to Woodstock, where he became a dry goods merchant. He served on the town council, becoming reeve for Woodstock and was county warden in 1866. He was elected in the North riding of Oxford in an 1866 by-election and served until Confederation; in 1867, he was elected to the House of Commons and served until his death in 1880. This article is about the Scottish county of Sutherland. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government Constitutional monarchy - Queen of the UK Queen Elizabeth II - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification - by... Zorra is a township in south-western Ontario, Canada. ... Oxford County, Ontario is a regional municipality and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Map of Upper Canada (orange) Upper Canada was a British territory in what is now the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Woodstock (2005 population: 34,000) is a city and the county seat of Oxford County in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... We dont have an article called Canadian-confederation Start this article Search for Canadian-confederation in. ...
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