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54   MEN OF' CANADA.

REV. JAMES CRAIG TOLIIIE,

Pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church, Brantford, Out., was

born October 8th, 1862, at Innerkip,
County of Oxford, Out. He is the son
of the Rev, A. Tolnue, who, for the last
twenty-seven years, has been pastor of
the Southampton Presbyterian Church.
He obtained his education at Southamp-
ton, the Toronto Collegiate Institute,
Toronto University College, and Knox
College. He took both the arts and
law course in Toronto University,
graduated in 1885 with first-class
honors in mental and moral philosophy,
civil polity and logic. He held the

office of president of Knox College Metaphysical and Literary Society. Mr. Tolmie did very successful work as a missionary in various fields. In the summer of 1887 he was assistant to Dr. Smellie in Fergus, and in ISSS assistant to J. A. ;Murray, of St. Andrews, London, Ont. During the time he was assisting in the above-mentioned fields, he received many desirable calls, among others, one from the First Presbyterian Church, Brantford, which he accepted, and was ordained and inducted oil the 23rd of April, 1889, in which church he continues to preach with great acceptability.

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