JOHN EDGAR CROLY, DutnlCllle,
Out., ivas born in the year 1,S44, at
Mallow, County of Cork, Ireland. He received his education at the University of Toronto, where he was a medalist and took high honors. He came to Canada in i 8 jo, and resided for longer or shorter periods at Belleville, Kingston and Picton. He studied for the Presbyterian ministry, and after completing his course, was for several years settled at Millbank, Perth County, -\v°here he rendered efficient service, and was exceedingly popular as a preacher and a platform speaker in the surrounding county. He was then appointed on the Collegiate Institute staff in Stratford, and in i890 accepted the position of head master of the Dunnville High School, which he has filled with advantage to the pupils and satisfaction to all concerned. 7-\Ir. Croly is a member of the Board of Management of the Presbyterian Church, superintendent of the Sabbath School, and director of the Mechanics Institute. In politics he is a Conservative. His wife died a few years ago, leaving one son and two daughters.