HON. GEO. WM. BURTON,
Senior Puisne Judge of the
Court of Appeal, Toronto,
was born July 21st, iSiS, at Sandwich,
County of Kent, Eiig., being the second
son of the late Admiral George Guy
Burton, Royal Navy, of Chatham, Eng.
Our subject received his education in
the old land under the Rev. Dr.
Whiston. He came to Canada in 1836
and commenced the study of law with
his uncle, Edmund Burton. He -vas
called to the Bar in 1841, and began
the practice of his profession at Hamil-
ton. He was appointed a Bencher, and
subsequently twice elected. He was