EMERSON COATSWORTH, Jr.,
M.P., LL.B,, barrister, Toronto,
was born in that city March
9th, 1854. He was educated at the
public schools, and studied privately
for matriculation into the Law Society.
Afterwards he attended Osgoode Hall,
and graduated in law in Toronto
University in 1886. His father, now
City Commissioner of Toronto, was a
builder, which trade his son also followed
until 1873, when, on his father accept-
ing his present office, he, his brother
and cousin continued the business until
1875, when the firm dissolved. Mr.
Coatsworth began the study of law in