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ed a certificate and for some years taught school in Darlington. In 1865 he spent a term in Day's Commercial College and a session in the Toronto Normal School, obtaining a full course diploma at the former institution, and a first class certificate at the latter. He was appointed, in 1869, first assistant in the Bowmanville High School, in 1872 to a similar position in the Port Hope High School, and in 1876 to his old position in Bowman ville at a greatly increased salary. In 1875 he took the B.A. degree in the Victoria University, Cobourg, in 1878 the M.A. degree in the same institution, and in 1888 the Ph.D. degree in the Wesleyan University, Bloomington, U. S. In 1880 he was appointed head master of the Lindsay High School and retained the position until he became inspector of Durham county in 1884. In 1888 he re

ceived the appointment, ILLIAM EDWARD TILLEY, from the Peterborough Board, of In

V M.A., Ph. D., Bowmanville, spector of public schools of that town. Ontario, inspector of schools for Dur- In religion he is a Methodist and has ham county and the town of Bowman- for years been a member of the various ville, Port Hope and Peterborough, was church boards and an active worker in born in Bowmanville, September 20th, the Sunday school. He married Miss 1840. His parents came from England Selina Ann Vanstone, of Tyrone, Darin 1836 and settled in Bowmanville. lington. He is a member of the I.O. His primary education was obtained in O.F. and of the A.O.U.W. As an eduthe common schools of Darlington cationist Dr. Tilley has been progreswhich he attended during the winters, sive and successful and has shown a spending his summers on the farm and peculiar aptitude for the work. The at mechanical work. Being determined schools under his charge, whether his to have an education he entered the connection with them has been that of Bowmanville High School at the age of head master or inspector, have invarieighteen and in December, 1860, obtain- ably taken a high rank.


held that position until he resigned, in 1883, to accept the postmastership of Quebec, offered to him. Mr. Tourangeau is Lieut.-Col. of militia. He has been mayor of the city several times. He was elected in 1870 and again in 1872 to represent Quebec East in the House of Commons, but was defeated by Hon. Wilfrid Laurier, in 1877, after a very hot and close contest. He was a member of the Quebec Harbor Commission ; a director of the North Shore Railway; a director of the Gosford (afterwards the Lake St. John) Railway and a provisional director of the Stadacona Bank, the charter of which he procured through parliament. It was during his mayoralty and by his assistance that a regular steam ferry between Quebec and Lévis was established and the street railway and fire alarm telegraph were first operated in Que

bec. During his regime the X DOLPHE G. TOURANGEAU, acts concerning the Quebec incorporaA ex-mayor and ex-M.P., Quebec, tion were amended and consolidated,

O Que., was born in that city, the city debt consolidated, the fiscal January 15th, 1831. He is a son of the year made to agree with house rents, late Jean G. Tourangeau, a J. P., notary and the city's finances placed on a sound public and an alderman in Quebec city. basis. In politics he gave his support Mr. Tourangeau was educated at the to the Liberal party until his fourth Quebec Seminary and at the Quebec election as mayor in 1869, when he High School. He studied law under gave his confidence to the Conservative the Hon. Louis Panet and followed the party. He is now (1892) apparently law course of Laval University from in the prime of life and bids fair to give its opening, in 1853, until he was ad- many more years of valuable service to mitted to practice in 1855. He was fre- his native city. Mr. Tourangeau was quently elected to the Board of Notaries, married, in 1861, to Miss Victoria A., and was appointed by the coucil 110- daughter of the late Augustus Jourtary for the corporation of Quebec. He dain, Esq.

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TEPHEN GIBSON, Lo barrister and county

registrar, of the firm of Gibson and Clute, Napanee, Ont., was born in Cornwall, England, March 23rd, 1837, He is descended from a Scottish family of sterling character and marked ability, and looks back upon his ancestry for several generations, with pardonable pride. Mr. Gibson acquired a thorough knowledge of the common branches of education in the public schools in his native land, but not having access to advanced schools, he determined to educate himself. From his general reading, he acquired a desire to see and know something of the outside world, and in the Spring of 1858 came to Canada. He almost immediately located in Cobourg and made that place his home for a few years while looking around to determine his future course. During the summer he was engaged in the forwarding business, bar in 1869. He shortly after this lowhich gave him a large commercial cated in Napanee and began practice acquaintance from Kingston to Chicago. for himself. He soon acquired an imHe spent the winter months in prepar- portant connection, and has since coning to enter Victoria University which tinued to conduct a very large business he subsequently attended, and by forced and has become one of the best known work kept up the year's course during legal men in this part of the province. the winter session. In 1863 Mr. Gib- He is a member of the A. F. & A. M. son determined to study law, and passed Masonic and Odd Fellows societies. In the matriculation examination that religion Mr. Gibson is a Methodist; in year. After this, he served for one politics an active Liberal and president year in the office of Wm. Kerr, Q.C., of the Reform Association. He was in Cobourg, and spent the next four married in September 1870, to Miss years in the law office of W. H. R. Mary E. A., daughter of R. R. Clute, Allison, at Picton. He was admitted Esq., of Sterling, and sister of R. C. to practice in 1868, and called to the Clute, Q.C., Belleville, Ont.


HOMAS HULLS HUDSON, resi- pany of which he is manager has re1 dent Canadian manager of the cently acquired, by purchase, the CanUnited Fire Insurance Company, adian business of the City of London Ltd., of Manchester, England, Mont Insurance Company, thereby greatly real, Que., was born in London, Eng- adding to its already large established land, November 3rd, 1854. He is a son connection. The subscribed capital of of George R. Hudson, and was educated the United Fire Insurance Company is in London. He came to Canada in $1,250,000, of which $500,000 is paid 1875, and entered the fire insurance up. It has in addition to capital, cash business, and from the start exhibited on hand amounting to $782,500. The an intense interest, and more than or- “United Fire" expects to not only take dinary aptness in that line of work. the place of the City of London, but to He has had a large experience, and an do an extended general business. efficient training in fire underwriting, Judging from Manager Hudson's past and is one of the rising insurance men record, he will doubtless keep his comin the Dominion of Canada. The com- pany well in the foreground.

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EV. CHAS. HENRY MARSH, appointed to Rosemont where he was

rector of St. Paul's Church, incumbent for nearly four years, after

lo Lindsay, Ont., was born at which he was curate at Orillia for one Holland Landing, Ontario, September year. He was appointed to his present 23rd, 1854. He is the son of William charge in October, 1887. His labors in J. Marsh, the founder of Clarksburg, Lindsay have been most successful and Ont., and for many years a justice of his ministry greatly appreciated by the peace. Mr. Marsh obtained his his people, whose interests he never primary education at the public school at fails to bear in mind. Mr. Marsh is a Clarksburg, from which he passed under man of marked ability, great energy the tuition of Rev. Wm. Logan at Mill- and of a very genial disposition, whichi bank, Ont., for two years. He subse- causes him to be honored and beloved quently took a four years' course at wherever known. He was married DeWycliffe College, graduating in 1881. cember 13th, 1987, to Miss E. C. WilHis first charge was at Otonabee where gress, daughter of George Wilgress, he was curate for one year. He was next of Cobourg.

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