CHARLES REA DICKSON, ALD., C.-II.,
was born in Kingston, Out., December
16th, 1858, of Irish parents. His father, one of the chief surgeons of his day, was amongst the founders of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Kingston, and of the Aledical Council of Ontario, and its first president. Dr. Dickson was educated at Kingston Collegiate Institute, and entered the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1876, graduated from University of Queen's College in 188o, spent a year at the DIedical Department of the University of the city of New York, taking the collegiate as well as the post-graduate course, receiving the degree of M.D. in 1881, and attending at the same time private courses on Clinical Examinations by Prof. W. H. Thomson, M. D. He began practice on Wolfe Island in 1882, removed to Kingston in 1886, and to Toronto in 1889. Having paid special attention to medical and surgical electricity, he was appointed Electro-Therapeutist to Toronto General Hospital and to victoria Hospital for Sick Children. The doctor is in religion a Presbyterian.