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MEN OF' CANADA.

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Rev. WILLIAM ARMSTRONG
HUNTER, I.A., Toronto, was

born May 23rd, 1855, at

Millbrook, Out. He was educated at
Peterboro Collegiate Institute, and in
1873 entered the University of Toronto,
where he graduated with honors in
18i7, taking the gold medal for mental
and moral philosophy. In the entrance
examination, he gained a scholarship
for general proficiency, and took honors
in classics, mathematics and modern
languages, as also several valuable
prizes during his course in arts. In
1877 he entered upon the study of
theology in Knox College, Toronto,

where he graduated in 1880. He also attended Union Theological Seminary, New York, where he also graduated. On November 16th, 188o, he was ordained and inducted as pastor of the Parkdale Presbyterian Church, where he remained until 1884, when he accepted a unanimous call to the church in Orangeville. In 1888 he was again called to Erskine Church, Toronto, as successor to the Rev. John Smith, where he has been successful in gathering around him a large congregation. He was married 12th October, 1851, to Lizzie, daughter of Captain William Chambers, of Woodstock, Out.

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