John Glowrey, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Glowrey

Date of Birth: 24-May-1856

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 21-Jun-1921

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About John Glowrey

  • John Thomas Glowrey (24 May 1856 – 12 June 1921) was an Australian politician who served as a member of the Legislative Council of Western Australia from 1900 to 1904 and again from 1906 to 1912. Glowrey was born in Victoria, to Eliza (née Barry) and James Glowrey.
  • He came to Western Australia in 1893, during the gold rushes, and settled in Coolgardie, where he was a publican.
  • He served as mayor of the Coolgardie Municipality from 1897 to 1898.
  • Glowrey was elected to parliament in September 1900, winning a four-year term in South Province.
  • He was defeated by William Oats at the 1904 election, but returned to parliament in 1906 and served another six-year term before retiring.
  • While in parliament, Glowrey had moved to Perth, where he leased the Palace Hotel from John De Baun.
  • He held the lease until his death in 1921 (aged 65), which occurred while he was at the hotel.
  • Glowrey had married twice, having five children by his first wife and four by his second.

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