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John Milton Glover

American politicianNot to be confused with John Montgomery Glover. St. Louis Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO), February 22, 1887

John Milton Glover (June 23, 1852 – October 20, 1929) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, nephew of John Montgomery Glover.


Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Glover attended the public schools of his native city and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.He studied law and commenced practice in St. Louis.

Glover was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889).

He was not a candidate for renomination in 1888, having become a candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, in which he was unsuccessful.He then returned to the practice of law in St. Louis, Missouri, until 1909, when he moved to Denver, Colorado, and continued the practice of his profession until incapacitated by ill health in 1926.He died aged 77, in Pueblo, Colorado, October 20, 1929.

He was interred in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Representative Glover is the namesake of the community of Glover, Missouri.

Notes and references

    • United States Congress. "John Milton Glover (id: G000244)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.