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MEN OF CANADA.   I69

1,10iD -RICK M AIJIKSON.

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RF,I)ERICK MONTYE MORSON, bar-

rister, Toronto, Out., was born October

22nd, 1853, at Cllambly, Que., the son of Frederick Morson, Esq., M.D., M. R. C. S. , Lon-don, hang. He was educated at Niagara Gram-mar School and Trinity College, Toronto, where he graduated with honors in 1872. He then entered the law office of Blake, Kerr & Cassels, and was called to the bar in 1877. He after-wards entered into partnership with Martin & Parker, in Hamilton, and in 1878 with N. Gordon Bigelow, Q.C., Toronto, the firm now being Bigelow, Morson & Smyth. Mr. Morson has acted for the past three years as Deputy Judge for the County of York during the absence of the regular judge, and also in the Division Court, both in the city and County of York. He is a member of the English Church, a P.M. of Ionic Lodge A. F. & A. Masons, Toronto, Past Grand Registrar of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Canada, one of the Principals of Antiquity Royal Arch Chapter, and Constable in Cyrene Preceptary of Knight Templars, also a director of the Albany Club. A man of clear judgment and sound principles.

\, ATTHEW HUTCHISON, of the firm

of Ogilvies & Hutchison, millers,

Goderich, Out., was born at Largs, Scotland, May 17th, 1827. He came with his parents to Canada in 1833, and was educated at Dr. Black's private school in Montreal. He worked on his father's farm near that city until he was twenty-five years of age, when he began business as a baker in Montreal. He was then appointed Deputy Flour Inspector, and continued in that position for 20 years, and, latterly, Chief Inspector. He then entered into his present partnership with A. \V. Ogilvies & Co., the most widely known merchant millers iii the Dominion of Canada, and has charge of the Goderich business. He has held office in the town and county councils, and but for his large and increasing trade connections, would have had the highest civic honors of his townsmen. He is a Liberal-Conservative in politics, and an active member of the Presbyterian Church. He was married on the 25th October, 1854, to Miss Helen Ogilvie, of Montreal. His

family consists of five children—three

daughters and two sons—all are living.

of whom

MATTII?W HUTCIIISON.

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