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MEN OF CANADA.   31

ALBERT OGDEN, barrister and
solicitor, Toronto, was born
29th September, 1847, in the
township of Toronto, County of Peel,
Out. His parents were William J.
Ogden, officer in the York County
Militia, and Rebecca Ogden. His
father's family can be traced back to
the time of Charles II., and one of his
ancestors received recognition and coat
armor for services rendered the king.
He was educated at the public schools,
a commercial college, and the Toronto
Collegiate Institute. In 1871 he en-
tered the law office of Cameron,
McMichael and Hoskin, was called to

the Bar in 1876, and became junior member of the firm. On the elevation of Mr. Cameron to the Bench in 1878, the firm became McMichael, Hoskin & Ogden. In 1889 Messrs. Hoskin and Ogden formed their present partnership. He is a member, and the chief official for many years, of Queen Street Methodist Church, also a member of the I.O.O.F., being a Past Master of his lodge, and is a member of the Sons of England Society and other organizations. In politics he is a Liberal. On the loth December, 1877, he was married to Mary, daughter of Edward Leadlay, merchant, of Toronto.

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