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GLOVER, John W., merchant tailor, was born in Perry county, Pa., October 22, 1820; son of George and Elizabeth Clover, the former a native of Perry county, the latter a native os Scotland. The father was a miller, and died on the farm on which he was born. They had five children, the only survivors of whom are John W. and Boyd, when last heard from residing in Kansas City. John W. received his education in Perry county, and came to Harrisburg, where he served an apprenticeship of two years at the trade of tailor, after which he entered business on his own account. He has been a continuous resident of the city since 1839, and has been in business for himself since 1841. He was married, in Harrisburg, April 20, 1843, to Helena H. Haines, a native of Philadelphia. They had these children: one who died in childhood; Edmund W., Brooklyn, N. Y.; Catherine, wife of E. A. Huber, residing in Sunbury, Pa.; John deceased; Helena, wife of H. C. Bosley, residing in Harrisburg; Maurice, residing in Steelton, and Beverly W. Mr. Glover in his political views is a Democrat, and represented the Fourth ward, in common council for one term. He is a member of Perseverance Lodge, No. 21, F. & A. M., and attends the Methodist Episcopal church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 2 April 2001

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