of Northumberland, and was married on the
16th of August, 1887, to Mary L. Horning, daughter of James Horning, librarian, Brant-ford Public Library. He was educated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute, and finished his art course at Victoria College, where he took his degree in 1882. He took several honors, such as gold medals in classics and Prince of \Vales' silver medal. In his early years he was brought up on a farm and during his attendance at college worked on the farm during vacation. Subsequently he studied law in the office of Fitch & Lees, Brantford, and on the completion of his law course, entered into partnership with B. F. Fitch, where he remained until the latter's death. Since then he has practiced alone. Mr. Brewster is a member of the Brant Avenue Methodist Church ; also of the quarterly board. He is at present a member of the public school board in the city of Brantford.