Augustus Frederick Adolphus Greeves
|7th Mayor of Melbourne|
|Preceded by||William Montgomerie Bell|
|Succeeded by||William Nicholson|
|Born||7 September 1806|
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
|Died||23 May 1874 (aged 67)|
Greeves was born in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England and emigrated to the Port Phillip District in New South Wales in 1840. He was one of the first medical men to arrive in Melbourne. He was a surgeon, publican and local councillor and was the Mayor of the City of Melbourne between 1849 and 1850. He was also, for a short time, the editor of the Port Phillip Gazette and the Melbourne Morning Herald. He was a founding member of Manchester Unity I.O.O.F. in Victoria.
Greeves was a member of the Victorian Legislative Council from 1853 to 1856 for the City of Melbourne. Then he was a member of the inaugural Victorian Legislative Assembly for East Bourke 1856 to 1859, then Geelong East 1860 to 1861 and Belfast from 1864 to 1865. He died in Melbourne on 23 May 1874, at the age of 67 and is buried in Melbourne General Cemetery.