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architect, Toronto, was born June 28,

1862, in that city. He is of German descent, leis parents being 1latives of Gerulany, who came to America in the year 1838. He received his education at the public schools and Upper Canada College, Toronto. His father being a builder, the subject of our sketch, considering it quite a necessary adjunct to be practical, became apprenticed to him, and spent some time at carpenter work. In the year 1883 he began the study- of architecture in the office of Messrs. Gordon & Helliwell, Toronto. In 1887 he opened all office on his own account at 4 King street East, but business having increased he was compelled to remove to larger premises. Mr. 'Wagner was a member of the German Lutheran Church, but since being married, his wife not under-standing the German language, has joined the Church of England. He is also a member of the Ontario Association of Architects. He was married in September, 1888, to Miss Lucy, only daughter of Major James Bennett, of the Inland Revenue Department, Toronto.


ton, Ont., was born in Clark town-

ship, Durham County, September 3rd, 1854. His parents came to Canada from Scotland in 1832 and settled in Toronto. He received his education at the public schools of Durham County- and at Newcastle Grammar School. In 1874 he entered Trinity- College and graduated from the University of Toronto and the University of Trinity College in 1878. In 1879 he began to practice in Newcastle. He aftertN•ards removed to Ripley, t-,-here he acquired a large practice, and removed in 1883 to Walkerton. Here he enjoys a profit-able and increasing practice, and realizing the necessity for some public improvements, notably waterworks, he resigned this position to take a seat at the Council Board of January, 189o, and was re-elected i11 1891. From 1884 to 1889 he was Medical Health Officer for Walkerton. Dr. Stalker was married in 188o to Marguerite Anna, daughter of J. E. Berkeley Smith, bursar of Toronto University and Colleges. In religion he is a Presbyterian, and in politics a Conservative.


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