tario Bank, Newmarket, Ont., was born
Jon the 13th of June, 1838, at Bowmanville. He is descended from English parentage, his father having been born in Devonshire and his mother in Cornwall. After completing his education at the Bowmanville High School, he entered the Ontario Bank at Port Perry in 1877, rising to the position of teller. In 1881 he was promoted to the tellership at Guelph, and in 1883 became accountant in the same office. In 1884 he was appointed manager of the branch at Mount Forest, and finally in 1885 was appointed manager of the branch at Newmarket, which position he still occupies. Mr. Souch is a prominent member of the Methodist Church, and also of the Board of Management. He is also Court Deputy H. C. Ranger of the I.O.F., a director of the Mechanics' Institute, and occupies many other important positions in the community in which he resides, which is quite complimentary to his years. In politics he belongs to the Reform party. He was married in September, 1881, to Victoria D., daughter of Thomas Shaw, of Port Perry, Out.