John Milton Glover

John Milton Glover ( born June 23, 1852 in St. Louis, Missouri, † October 20, 1929 in Pueblo, Colorado ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1889 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Glover was a nephew of Congressman John Montgomery Glover ( 1822-1891 ). He attended the common schools and then studied at Washington University in St. Louis. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer in St. Louis, he began to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In the congressional elections of 1884 Glover was in the ninth constituency of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James Broadhead on March 4, 1885. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1889 two legislative sessions.

In 1888 he unsuccessfully sought his party's nomination as a candidate for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Missouri. By 1909 John Glover practiced in St. Louis as a lawyer; then he moved his residence and his law firm to Denver. In 1926 he retired for health reasons to retire back. He died on October 20, 1929 in Pueblo and was buried in St. Louis.