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G EORGE HARVEY DOUGLAS, barrister, 5 Toronto street, Toronto, Ont., was born on Christmas Day, zS63, at Chatham, Out. He was educated at private schools and Toronto Collegiate Institute. A son of William Douglas, Q.C., of Chatham, grandson of George Douglas, late of Thurso in Caithnesshire, Scotland, a descendant of the Perthshire branch of the Douglas family, and a Presbyterian Jacobite. His maternal grandfather was Captain Richard Harvev Hudson, one of Sir James Jlathissoll's commanders during the Chinese war, arising out of the English opium trade, and a lineal de-

scendant of Sir Hendrick Hudson. At an early age he developed a taste for classics and modern languages, and under the tuition of a gentleman who had studied Latin under several famous Jesuit fathers, he became well acquainted with the Latin poets and prose writers. He Avas first articled to Hector Cameron, Q.C., of Toronto, until the North-West Rebellion in 1885, when he served first with the Oueen's Ov1'11 Rifles, was afterwards transferred to Boultott's Scouts, was then attached as a supernumerary to the Yorkton Force under Major Watson, where he served in outpost and despatch duties. After

the rebellion he was a

student   with   Douglas,

Douo-las &-- Walker, of

Chatham, Out., with Beaty,

Chad-wick, Blackstock &--

Galt, also Beaty, Hamilton

c&- Cassell, Toronto, became

a solicitor in January-, iSS9,

and a barrister in January,

zSgo, and has practiced since

in Toronto. He has been

a life-long Conservative, is

now a member of the Young

Men's Liberal-Consereati'-e

Club, Toronto, and has

fought for his party on the

platform in three contests in

Western Ontario. He was

gazetted a lieutenant in the

24th Kent Infantry ill

October, iSSS, and qualified

at the Infantry- School,

Toronto, in iSS6, resigning

his commission in iSBg,

after having served four

rears as a private, and four

rears under con1111issiou.

He is an advocate of Im-

perial Federation since zSS4,

and one of the first to or-

ganize the Toronto branch

of the Leazue.

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