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46   MEN OF CANADA.

WM THEOPHILUS
STUART, M.D.,
practicing physician, To-
ronto, Ont., son of the late
Rev. James Stuart, Presby-
terian clergyman, was born
on the 13th of May, 1853,
at Markham, Ontario. Dr.
Stuart was educated at the
Brantford Collegiate Insti-

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lege, and in 1873 entered Trinity Medical College, where he graduated with honors in 1877. At the same time he took the Starr gold medal, the University gold medal in Toronto University, and the University gold medal in Trinity University, and also stood highest in his class for the faculty gold medal in the latter University. In 1879 he made a lengthened visit to Europe and studied in the hospitals of Dublin, Edinburgh and London. For some years past he has spent several months each summer in the hospitals and post graduate medical

schools in New York, devoting special attention to diseases of the skin and the kidneys. Immediately after graduation, Dr. Stuart was appointed Professor of Practical Chemistry in Trinity Medical College, Toronto, and is now Associate Professor of General Chemistry. In 1878 he was appointed Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Ontario, and in 1879 was appointed Professor of Chemistry, which professorship he still holds. Dr. Stuart took a certificate from the Toronto Military School under Colonel Denison, and still takes a deep interest in military affairs.

In his youth he was an adherent of Zion Presbyterian Church, Brantford, (Rev. Dr. Cochrane's) and is now a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Toronto. He is married to 1\Iargaret B. Gibson, daughter of the late Rev. Hamilton Gibson, Presbyterian clergyman. His brother, the late Rev. J. L. Stuart, of Trenton, Ontario, (who died in the Southern States), was celebrated for his literary and poetical productions, and his surviving brother, Rev. J. G. Stuart, is now the successful minister of St. Mark's Presbyterian Church in Toronto.

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