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THE NEW PARLIAMENT.

SOME. OF THE NEW MEMBERS,

Mr Vernon Herbert Reed, the elect of • the Bay of Islands, is a native of Auckland, and was born m 1871. He was educated m Victoria College, Jersey ? Dulwich. College, London, and the University, Melbourne. For some years he resided m. England, and then took up a, position/ on the literary staff of the Sydney Morning Herald. lii 1893 Mr Reed returned to New Zealand, and Fettled m the Bay of Islands, where he begaai liis legal studies. f ,In 1899 he wa.»- admitted as a solicitor, and m 1904 as 1 - a barrister. He has practised his profession! m- the' Bay of Islands ever since. Mr. Reed has taken a keen interest m all public and political mat- • ters affecting;, the Bay of Inlands, and has been closely identified with all local bodies. . As clerk and treasurer to the County Council a member of the Kawakawa Domain Board, and m hiy connection with various other institutions, Mr Reed has done much to make himself popular m the ' Northern constituency. He is a. son of the late Mr G. M. Reed. -a well-known, Auckland journalist, and i.y established as a legal practitioner m both Kawakawa and Mangonui, having succeeded his brother, Mr J. R. Reed, now practising m Auckland. "''''. Mr Albert Edward Glover (who displaced Air Kidd for Auckland Central), though an Englishman by birth, has long been a citizen of Auckland, having arrived with his parents m the ship William Miles m 1862. When 18 years of age Mr Glover decided to strike out' for himself, and; was attracted to the Thames at the time when , the goldfields were opened. He. was one ot^the pioneers of the , 1867 ruih and secured one of the. fin-t miners' rights issued by tho Government Coriuni^sioiier. .Mr Clover next figured- as an interpreter m the Magistrates' Court, and. taking up liis;;rcsidcnce at Coromandel, also devoted .some attention, to th 6 coastal trade. In the early 70 r s lie married and decided to take up his residence' m Auckland, where he has lived cversince. During the interim Mr Glover has been identified very largely with the island trade, the fact that his wife is the niece- of one of ihe- chief tai iicsses: of Iturotoufra giviiijj him a- &peci?H. opening m that direction. / As the result of many years' work, Mr Glover has now built up a lar^o wbolesole friiit trade, with" theCook and 'Friendly Islands. In the public'life, of Auckland Mr Glover, has figured prominently during the last 20 years, and for lo years he has been identified witb the municipal life of tho city, first representing the South Ward. 'and then, since the abolition of the ward system, being regularly returned, as a city representative with large majorities always to his credit. As a member of the Harbor Board. Mr Glover has also ' done good service, while m political matters he has always figured prominent as a member of the Liberal and Labor Federation.

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THE NEW PARLIAMENT., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXV, Issue 11437, 19 November 1908

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THE NEW PARLIAMENT. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXV, Issue 11437, 19 November 1908

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