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M. A., LL.B., U.C., Hamilton,
Out., was born oil the 28th of December,
1845, 111 the township of Clinton,
County of Lincoln. He received his
primary- education at Beamsville Gram-
mar School, and graduated at Toronto
University in 1867, taking also M. A.
in 1569, and LL.B. (and medalist) iii
1874. He was called to the Bar of
Ontario in December, 1871, and at once
entered into partnership with the present
Hon. Mr. Justice Burton, and was sub-
sequently created Q.C. by Dominion
appointment in December, 1889. Mr.
Walker continued in his partnership

with Mr. Burton until the latter's elevation to the Bench of the Court of Appeal in Ontario. He is at present head member of the firm of Walker, Scott & Lees, Hamilton. 1\Ir. Walker occupies a distinguished position iii the legal profession, and his firm enjoys a large practice in the city and surrounding country. He was selected as Examiner in Law by the Senate of the University of Toronto, and held that honorable position for the period of four consecutive years, that being the longest term allowed by law for the same person to hold the office. This speaks volumes for his legal ability.



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