\~ Orangeville, Out., was born
there on the Sth of January, iS6i.
His parents were Andrew and Alartha
Hughson, the latter being a daughter
of the Rev. Alexander Armstrong,
Church of England clergyman. His
father followed the teaching profession.
The subject of our sketch received his
education at the public and High
schools, Orangeville. He began the
study of law in the year 1877 with
judge McCarthy, Judge of the County
of Dufferin. He was admitted to the
Bar in the year 1882, and for two years