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MEN OF' CANADA.   323

ANTHONY LACOURSE,
Judge of the County Court of
the Counts- of Waterloo, was
born in September, iS3o, at Berthier,
Province of Quebec. He commenced
his education at the Grammar School,
Picton, Out., and continued and com-
pleted it at Regiopolis College, King-
ston. After finishing his education he
began the study of law with the late
Thomas Kirkpatrick, Esq., Queen's
Counsel, Kingston. He was called to
the Bar in the Easter Term in the
year iSSS, and commenced to practice
at Lindsay, where he remained for
some years in possession of a large

and profitable clientage. While residing in Lindsay, lie was elected mayor for three years in succession. He also held the office of Clerk of the Peace and County Crown Attorney until he received the appointment of junior judge of the County of Waterloo. In March, iSSS, on the death of the late judge, he «-as appointed to the vacant office, which he has since filled with the dignity and ability appropriate to the high position. Mr. Lacourse was married to 1\Iary, daughter of the late J. Dormer, M.D., Kingston. She died, and he married Frances, daughter of the late Col. Baldwin, of Toronto.

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