Charles Richmond Glover

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For other people named Charles Glover, see Charles Glover (disambiguation).
Charles Glover ca. 1919

Charles Richmond John Glover (1870–1936) was the Mayor of Adelaide from 1917 to 1919. He was in office when the City of Adelaide became a Lord Mayoralty in 1919, and so became Adelaide's first Lord Mayor. He served two further terms as Lord Mayor: from 1923 to 1925 and from 1930 to 1933.

He was a philanthropist and established the three Glover playgrounds in the Adelaide Parklands that are named after him.

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