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 Rugby School and Cambridge University (Trinity College), 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.
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