Born in New York City, Oliver attended the public schools and the Morris High School (Bronx, New York). He graduated from Fordham University at New York City in 1905, and studied law at the New York Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in New York City.
On December 1, 1908 he was appointed chief of the bureau of licenses for New York City. He served until April 16, 1911, when he resigned to become secretary to United States Senator James A. O'Gorman of New York, in which capacity he served until his resignation on January 3, 1916.
He was appointed chief clerk to the magistrates' courts of New York City and served from January 3, 1916, until December 31, 1919.
He was appointed assistant district attorney for Bronx County on January 1, 1920, and served until February 28, 1923, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress.
He was appointed on June 19, 1934, justice of the court of special sessions, in which capacity he served until his retirement April 6, 1952.
- United States Congress. "Frank A. Oliver (id: O000072)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Frank A. Oliver at Find a Grave
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Albert B. Rossdale
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March 4, 1923 – June 18, 1934
Charles A. Buckley
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