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1VIEN OF` CANADA.   I27

REV. JAS. GAMMACK, M.A., LL.D.,

East Toronto, Norway, P.O., Ont.,

was born at Turriff, Aberdeen-shire, Scotland, on the 23rd of April, 1837. He was educated at Turriff Parish School, Aberdeen Grammar School, Marischal College and University, Aberdeen, from which University he received M.A. in 18J7 and LL D. in 1887. He also attended the Theological College, Glenalmond, Perthshire in 1857-59, then under Archdeacon Hannah, of Brighton, and Canon Bright of Oxford. He was ordained deacon in 18J9, and priest 1861, was incumbent of St. Thomas, Tillvmorgan, Aberdeen-shire in 1861, St. John's Drumlithie, Kincarddineshire, r866, and Hon. Chaplain to Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, 1887. Dr. Gammack has contributed articles at various times to Dr. Smith and Dr. Wace's " Dictionary of Christian Biography," Dr. Smith's and Arch. Cheetham's " Dictionary of Christian Antiquities," and to the Canadian Churchman, He was married 29th April, 1862, to Jane Anne, daughter of the late Rev. John Wilson, M.A., parish minister, Premnay, Scotland.

W M GRIFFITH, Hamilton, Ont., was born at Kilkenny, Ireland, May 13th, 1840. He commenced his education iii Ireland, and completed it at the Hamilton Commercial College. In 1855 he took up land in Bruce County, where he fanned two years, then moved to Toronto, where he learned the shoe business. In 1861 he went to Bowmanville, and in 1862 removed to New York and entered a wholesale boot and shoe house. In 1864 he cane to Hamilton and entered partnership with his brother in the manufacturing business. In 1867 he went to Europe, and in 1868 to California, returning in 187o, when he took a position as buyer for T. C. Kerr & Co. In 1876 he started for him-self, and afterwards took his brother into the present partnership under the firm of Griffith & Co., Hamilton and Quebec. Mr. Griffith is an Episcopalian, and in politics a Conservative. He was alderman from 1885 to 1888, he is a Free Mason, member of the Scottish Rite, of the A.O. U. W. , of the 1.0.F., and Orange Lodge. He married, January, 1870, Elizabeth M. Davies, Cardiganshire, Wales.

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