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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Mr. Albert Edward Glover

Mr. Albert Edward Glover, who for some years represented South Ward on the Auckland City Council, was born at Nottingham, England, on the 28th of June, 1849, and received his education at the local grammar school. He came with his parents to New Zealand in 1862. His father, the late Mr. Uriah Glover, was identified with the early history of the goldfields, and was for many years in business as a hotelkeeper in Coromandel. Until he grew to manhood, Mr. Glover was in business with his father, and was one of the first prospectors of the Thames goldfield; he was also proficient in the Maori language, and was appointed native interpreter to the Resident Magistrate's Court. Afterwards he dealt in land, became master of a cutter trading to Coromandel, and was also a licensed victualler for some years. Mr. Glover married a relative of the Queen of Raratonga, and was elected to the City Council of Auckland in 1893. He was for a time a member of the
Hanna, photo.Mr. A. E. Glover.

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Mr. A. E. Glover.

Auckland school committee, and represented the City Council on the Auckland Harbour Board. Mr. Glover is a supporter of all kinds of sport, and has passed through many vicissitudes with credit to himself. His private residence is situated in Nelson Street, Auckland.