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i6   MEN OF' CANADA.

DAVID LESLIE PHILIP, M.D., was born at Richmond, Que., on the and of Jan-

uary, 1841. He was educated at the High School, Vankleek Hill, and subsequently at McGill College, Montreal, where he graduated in 1863, obtaining first prize for thesis, and also in clinical medicine. His parents, on coming to Canada, settled in Richmond. On graduating he settled in Woodstock, in partnership with Dr. Torquand. He afterwards went to Plattsville where, for six years, he enjoyed a very large practice, and then removed to Brantford. On leaving Plattsville, the medical profession entertained him at dinner and presented him with a handsome case of surgical instruments. Dr. Philip has been for twelve years member of the Collegiate Institute board, and for three years, chairman. In 1884 he was elected vice-president of the Ontario Medical Association, and in 1885 representative to the Erie and Niagara division of the Ontario Medical Council, and again in 1890, without opposition, for a second term of five years. He is a member of Zion Presbyterian Church and of the board of management ; also a member of various local societies.

DAVID LESLIE PHILIP, M.D.

ROBERT HENRY.

ROBERT HENRY', of the firm of

A. Watts & Co., Brantford, was

born on the 3oth of November, 1845, in Perthshire, Scotland, from

whence his parents came in 1834, and settled in Brantford. He was educated at the Brant-ford schools. Beginning business life early he has, by indomitable energy, raised himself to a prominent position in the mercantile world. He was married on the 16th of December, 1879, to Carrie, daughter of the late Mr. Anthony Philip, of Vankleek Hill. Mr. Henry has been president of the South Brant Agricultural Society, of St. Andrews Society, of the South Brant Conservative Association, and is a director of the Brantford Young Ladies' College and vice-president of the board. In religion he is Presbyterian, and member of the board of management of Zion Church. In 1878 and 1879 he was mayor of Brantford, and again elected in 1887. In politics he is conservative and at election time does yeoman work for his party. There is no man held in higher esteem by all classes in the community, or one who is more devoted to the interests of his adopted city.

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