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MEN OF CANADA.   303

EV. JOHN MORTON-, pastor of the First

Congregational Church, Hamilton, Ont.,

was born at Carnlunnock, Lanark-shire, Scotland. He was educated at the parish schools of Cannunnock, Cathcart and Busby-, Scotland, and at the common school, County of Oxford, Ontario, the Grammar School, Wood-stock, and afterwards at Glasgow University and Evangelical Union Theological Hall, Scotland. He emigrated to Canada with his parents when in his seventeenth year. Mr. Morton was ordained at Glasgow, Scotland, in 1869, and in the following year became pastor of the Evangelical Union Church, Dalkeith, Scotland, where he remained eleven years, and in 1S8o accepted a call to Falkirk. In 1881 he came to Canada, when he received a call to the First Congregational Church, Hamilton, where he has remained ever since and has been very successful. In 1888 he ,vas chairman of the Congregational Union of Ontario and Quebec. He was married oil the 3rd of August, 1871, to bliss Agues Pettigrew, of Blandford, Ont. In this country, as

in his native land, Mr. Morton is greatly   ROBERT ARMOUR BARRON, Principal

beloved by both ministry and people.   of Georgetown High School, was born

July 27th, 1850, in Glasgow, Scotland. His parents were also natives of Scotland—his father being from Morayshire and his mother from Ayrshire. Principal Barron received his education at the Public and High Schools, Waterdown, and at the Collegiate Institute, Hamilton. When fifteen years of age he moved with his parents to 'Muskoka, and the same year he opened a school in Bracebridge, Ont., and was the first teacher in 'Muskoka district. He afterwards graduated from Toronto University in 1851 with first-class honors in French and German, and subsequently obtained specialist standing in Classics, Moderu Languages and English. After graduating he was appointed assistant master of Renfrew High School. In 1883 he became head master at Port Dover, where he remained seven years. In 1890 he took charge of the Georgetown High School, and is now appointed Principal of Meaford High School. Mr. Barron is a Presbyterian, a member of the Sons of Scotland, and Associate Examiner of Toronto University.

R. A. BARRON.

REV. J. MORTON.

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