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MEIN CAF CANADA.   269

Rev. ROBERT WALKER, Walkerton, Ont., was born June loth, 1839, near ~ Brockville, in the County of Leeds. His parents were natives of Ireland and came to Canada in 1830, settling at Smith's Falls. He received his education at the public school and at Strathroy High School. He pursued the study of theology under the late Dr. McClure, of Toronto. He entered the minis-try in 1861, and before ordination had four charges. He was ordained in 1863, after which he travelled the following circuits : Durham three years, Melbourne three years, Burr two rears, Omelnee three years, Bethany, Tweed, Stirling, Newcastle, Clifford, and Walkerton, his present charge. In 1887 he was appointed chairman of Mount Forest District, and is at present financial secretary of Wall,erton District. Mr. Walker was married on June 15th, 1865, to bliss Annie Eliza Hathaway, daughter of John Hathaway, of West Flalnboro', Count\- of Wentworth. He is one of the first men of the Methodist denomination, and for thirty years has preached the Gospel continuously.

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WILLIAM MCLEOD merchant, George-

town, Out., was born November 18th, 1838, in Caithnesshire, Scotland. He received his education at the public schools there. At an early age he decided to fo11ov,-the dry goods business, and entered into this business at '\Fick, and afterwards at Glasgow. Iu 18J7 he came to Canada and settled in Oakville, and remained there about three years, when he removed to the United States. Re-turning, lived at Rockwood a short time prior to 1863, then went to Georgetown, and entered as partner in a dry goods business, which he now fully controls. Mr. McLeod takes an active part in politics, and in 1887 was the Reform candidate. He was a member of the Town Council eighteen years, was Reeve of Georgetown for nine rears, and Warden for Halton County in 1884. In religion he is a Presbyterian, and for several years was chair-man of the Board of Management. He has been a Justice of the Peace for Halton for fifteen years, is a member of the High School Board, of the Masonic Brotherhood, and of the Ancient Scottish Rite. He was twice married.

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