He was the son of William James Glasgow and Rebecca J Glasgow. In 1901 the family were living in house 36, James’s Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone.
Glasgow would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1911.
By 1911, Glasgow was boarding in house 19, Mountcharles Street, Windsor Ward, Belfast. He is one of five boarders who are staying with a mother and her two daughters. His occupation is that of a Bankers Clerk.
On 28th September 1912, Glasgow signed the Ulster Covenant at the City Hall, Belfast giving his address as 19 Mount Charles, Belfast.
Glasgow served as a Private with the Royal Marine Artillery.
He served in Head Office during his career.
Glasgow is buried in the Derryloran Old Graveyard, Cookstown.