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70   X LEN ON CANADA.

GEORGE H. SMITH.

GEORGE HENRI SMITH, B.A., solicitor,

Toronto, was born in the County of Peel, Ont., on the 23rd of December, 18J3. He is the son of Charles Smith and Esther Jekill, of Hull, Eng. His preliminary education was received at public schools and Brampton High School, after which, at the age of 19, he entered the University of Toronto and graduated in 1877. He then entered the law office of W. Mortimer Clark, and subsequently that of Nugent and Jamieson. He Nvas called to the Bar in 1881, and immediately began the practice of his profession in Toronto. In February, 1876, he was married to Miss Charlotte Skirran of that city. In 1890 he formed a partnership with Archibald Abbott under the name of Smith

& Abbott, their special business being ancing and litigation. Mr. Smith is a of Trinity Methodist Church and also

Quarterly Board, is one of the trustees and holds other important offices. He is a member of the Independent Order of Foresters and be-longs to the Liberal Club. He is a prominent member of his church, as well as popular in professional and social circles.

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J(u   MILLS.

JOHN MILLS, L.D.S., Brantford, Out.,

was born at Cartwright, West Durham

County, in November, 1853. He is a brother of A. and G. G. Mills, the well known barristers of Toronto, whose names appear in this biography, and also brother of Principal Mills, of the Agricultural College, Guelph. From his parents he inherited the strength of character and high moral principles that have marked his entire life. He was educated at the public schools, Cobourg College and Brantford Collegiate Institute. He graduated from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, at Toronto in 188o, and immediately commenced to practice in the city of Brantford. The public soon discovered that he possessed rare mechanical genius and adaptation for his profession, and came to him from far and near, and he has now one of the finest dental practices in Western Ontario. He is in politics a Liberal. In religion a Methodist, and has held numerous offices in the gift of the church. Mr. Mills was married on

the 5th of October, 1887, to Alice Helen Lampkin, daughter of the late Peter Lampkin, of Langford, Ont

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