George Sale (academic)
George Samuel Sale (1831 – 25 December 1922) was a notable New Zealand station manager, newspaper editor, goldminer, public administrator and university professor. He was born in Rugby, Warwickshire, England in 1831. He was educated at Cambridge University, where he won the Members Latin Prize He was a member of the County of Westland, representing the Hokitika riding from 10 December 1868 to 16 April 1869. He was the first editor of The Press in Christchurch, and was one of the three foundation professors of the University of Otago, where he specialised in classics, particularly Greek and Latin.
- Barsby, John. "George Samuel Sale". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011.
- Scholefield, Guy (1950) . New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer. p. 243.
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