and became Minister of In-land Revenue, holding that position until July, 1868, when he was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario. From 1857 to 1868 he represented the constituency of West York. He has at different times been minister of finance, receiver-general, postmaster-general, a member of the Privy Council, a commissioner to visit AVashington, and to the London Conference 1866-67, and in 1873 filled the position of Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario. Her Majesty created him C.B. in July, 1867, and in May, 1879, conferred upon him the order of Knighthood. Sir William has been twice married, first iii 1843 to Mrs. Webb, who died in 1859 ; again in 1866 to the widow of the late Captain Hunt. He is modest and unassuming in disposition, honorable in the highest sense, and possessing the instincts of a true gentleman.