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5o   MEN OF' CANADA.

THOMAS VERNON GEARING, Toronto,

was born January 17th, 18J3, at Llangadock, Caermarthanshire, South \Vales. He was educated in the National schools of England, and began life as a telegraph operator in the Great Western Railway. In 187o his uncle, Joseph Gearing, contractor, Toronto, when on a visit to England persuaded him of the great advantages offered young men in Canada, to which he came in 1871, and entered his uncle's employment as a carpenter. In 188o he began as a builder and contractor, and has built many of the finest blocks and dwellings in Toronto, among which may be mentioned the Medical Hall on Bay street. Mr. Gearing is a member of the Anglican Church. He also belongs to the Masonic brotherhood, is Past Grand Master of the Canadian Order of Odd Fellows, member of the Select Knights of the A.O.U.W., of the Sons of England Society, and other organizations. In politics he is a Conservative. In May, 1887, he married Miss Mary Frances Dowzard, of Toronto. He stands high in his line of business.

TIIOM AS V. GI?ARING.

THOMAS HENDERSON, L.D.S., D.D.S.

Toronto, Ont., was born on 1~ ebruar 27th, 1853, in York County, Ontario, and is th fourth son of Robert and Frances Watson Hen Berson. When two years old he moved with hi parents to a farm in Artemesia Township, Count; Grey, where he spent his youthful clays. DI Henderson received his education in the publi schools and Collegiate Institutes of Ontario. A the early age of eighteen he began teaching, an taught for nine years, during a portion of whic time he was the successful head master of Alli stall public school. In 1881 the entered the Roya College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, an, graduated with honors in March, 1883, receivin; the college gold medal for theory and practica work. The degree of L.I).S. was also given hint and in 1889 the degree of D.D.S. was conferre upon him by Toronto University. Dr. Hendee son is a member of Sherbourne Street Methodic Church, a member of the 1.0.0.F., the Societ of Foresters, the Ancient Order of -United Work

men, and other societies. With his prc fessional attainments, it may be taken fo granted that he has a large practice.

TIHOMAS 1II';NDERSON, L.D.S.

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