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26   MEN OF CANADA:

January 22nd, 1843, at Queensbury, York County, New Brunswick. His parents were John and Charlotte Perley Atherton, both of whose forefathers came from New England to New Brunswick about 1760, and were of Puritan stock. He received the degree of B.A. at the University of New Brunswick in 1862, and subsequently studied medicine at Harvard, Boston, where he graduated in 1866. After a further course of study in Edinburgh, he received the diplomas of the Royal

Colleges there in 1867. He began practice in Fredericton in 1867, and remained there till 1884, when, after a visit to the hospitals of London, Eng., he removed to Toronto. He was a member of the senate of the University of New Brunswick from 1867 to 1884, and a member of the medical council of New Brunswick from 1881 to 1884. He also has held the positions of vice-president of the Canadian Medical Association and president of the Toronto Medical Society. He is now lecturer on the principles of surgery at the Women's Medical College, Toronto, and surgeon to St. John's Hospital for Women.

ALFRED BENNISON ATHERTON, B.A., M.D. ; L.R.C.P.
& S., Edinburgh, was born

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