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170   MEN OF' CANADA.

A. GARTSIIORL..

ALEXANDER GARTSHORE, Hamilton,

Out., son of John Gartshore, was born

at Dundas, November 18th, 1839. He

was educated at the Grammar schools of Ancaster, Guelph, Hamilton and Dundas. After receiving a thorough education, he decided to acquire practical knowledge and entered as apprentice at \Vest Point foundry, New York, remaining there from 1854 to 1858. Returning to Dundas, he went into business with his father, when he removed in 187o to Hamilton, where he was first engaged in making castings for railways, until in 1876 he began the making of cast iron pipes for water, sewer and gas purposes. The business has now become very extensive, amounting to over twelve thousand tons per annum, and employing one hundred and fifty men. Mr. Gartshore is a member of the Central Presbyterian Church, was manager for a period of five years, and is at present a trustee. He was married June 6th, 1866, to Miss Isabel Hendrie. Mr. Gartshore is a Conservative in politics, and a member of the Masonic body, and is one of the most highly respected business men of the flourishing city of Hamilton.

REV. BENJAMIN LIVINGSTON

C O H OE, Freelton, Ont., was born

March 16th, 1846, at Lobo. He re

ceived his primary education at the public school of his birthplace, his teacher for several years being G. W. Ross, present Minister of Education for Ontario, and finished in classics, mathematics, etc., at Komoka Seminary, under Messrs. John and Alexander Moffatt. He obtained teacher's certificates, on which he taught five years in London township. In 1871 he entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church on probation, and was ordained deacon in 1873, and Elder in 1875. Since his ordination he has occupied the following circuits : Canboro, Pelham, Ancaster, Flamboro', Brant, Courtland, Mounts-berg. Before the union of the Wesleyan Methodist and Episcopal Methodist churches, he was for several years secretary of Niagara District M. E. Church. Mr. Cohoe served five years iii the 26th Battalion of the Canadian Volunteer Force under Lieut.-Colonel Atwood, and during the Fenian

Raid was quartered at Windsor. He was married December 27th, 1869, to Bessie Leng, of Middlesex County.

R}?y. B. B. l 'lB 'I(.

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