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MEN OF CANADA.

123

R.E. GALLAGHER, president
of the Canada Business Col-
lege, Hamilton, Ont., was

born April 4th, 1853, at East Flamboro,
Wentworth County, Out. He was
educated at the High School, Water-
down, and graduated at the Canada
Business College in 1874, carrying
off the general proficiency prize. He
then taught in the Brantford public
schools as commercial master, and from
that removed to the Normal School,
Ottawa, where he held a similar posi-
tion. In 1877 he was appointed teacher
in the Business College where he gradu-
ated, and in 188o became principal of the

same. The college, under his management has grown to great proportions, and is to-day the largest and most progressive school of the commercial sciences in Canada. In 1883 Mr. Gallagher was appointed Dominion Government Civil Service Examiner for Hamilton and district, and has been twice elected first vice-president of the Business Educators' Association of America. He is a member of the Hamilton Board of Trade, and Past Assistant Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Free Masons of Canada. He was married January 1st, 1877, to Helen, daughter of the late Jas. Horsburgh, Hamilton.

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