G.H. BISBY, of Long & Bisby, Hamill
• ton, Out., was born at \Vest Win-field, Herkimer County, New York, on the loth of March, 1836. His father was Julius Bisby, of that place. He received his education at the public schools of West Winfield. Leaving school in 18J4, he entered with his father into the general mercantile trade, which he abandoned in 1857, and was appointed teller and book-keeper in the Bank of West Winfield, which position he filled with every satisfaction to the bank, retaining it until 1862. He then came to Canada and became book-keeper for the Canada Felt Hat Works until the retirement of the firm in 1864. He then became partner of the firm of A. L. Woodruff & Co. until 1867, when it was dissolved, then entered into partnership with Mr. Long, whose portrait appears on this page. The business is now one of the largest of the kind in Canada. Mr. Bisby is in religion a Unitarian, and in politics a Protectionist. He was married on the 15th of December, 1890, to Jennie A., daughter of P. G. Long, of Farmington, alo., U.S.
William DUBART LONG, of the