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Stratford, Out., was born on
the 13tli of April, 1866, at
Hawkesville, Out., the place being
pained after his father. He received
his education at the Hawkesville public
school and Berlin High School, where
he obtained a second-class teacher's
certificate. He then entered Trinity
College, Toronto, and commenced his
inedical training. In 1887 he graduated
M.D., C.1I., taking honors all through
his course. After graduating lie en-
tered the hospitals of New York to
further perfect himself in his profes-
sion. After this he commenced to

practice at Wellesley, where he built up a large business, which he subsequently sold out, and then spent some months travelling through the Western States. Returning to Ontario in 1889, he settled at Stratford, where he enjoys the confidence of the people and has a growing practice. Dr. Hawke is an adherent of the Methodist Church, is a member of the L O.O.F., C.O.F., A.OXAV., K.O.T.1L, Select Knights and other societies. He is examining physician for each of these societies, and examiner for the Dominion Life, Ontario Mutnal, Sun Life, London and Lancashirc and other life assurance compan ies.


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