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MEN OF CANADA.   I53

ROBERT JAFFRAY, J.P., Snrry Lodge, Toronto, was born 23rd

January, 1832, at " Skeoch Farm," near Bannockburn, Scotland. He was educated at Stirling Academy, and, when fifteen years of age, entered the establishment of J. R. Dymock, (now Dymock & Guthrie, grocers, Edinburgh). In 1852 Mr. Jaffray came to Toronto, and in 1859 began business as wholesale and retail dealer in groceries and provisions, which he carried on till 1883. He was married in 186o to Sarah, daughter of John Bugg, Toronto. During his active life he has been Government director of the

Northern Railway, president of the Granite Curling Club, and at this date is vice-president of The Land Security Co., president of The Globe Printing Co., and of The Toronto Real Estate Investment Co., director of The Toronto General Trust Co., of the Imperial Bank, of The Central Canada Loan & Savings Co., of The North American Life Assurance Co., and The Toronto Incandescent Electric Light Co. Has been for many years member of the Council of the Board of Trade, a member of the Masonic body, and an active Liberal in politics, being now president of The Toronto Reform Association.

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