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MEN OF CANADA.   403

REV JOHN CAMPBELL, M.A., Pli.D.,
Collingwood, Ont.,
was born in Argyleshire,
Scotland, 1845. His father
-was a relative of Sir James
Brown, Edinburgh, and Sir
Colin Campbell'Whose name
became immortalized by his
bravery at the relief of
Lucknow and by the " Thin
Red Line " of highlanders
at Balaklaya. His mother
was Margaret Anderson, a
relative of Sir John Dick,
of Glasgow. His parents
came to Canada about the
year iS51. and settled ill
Nottawasaga. Dr. Camp-
bell was educated at Stayner
public school, Toronto Col-
legiate Institute, University
of Toronto and Knox Col-
lege. He received the degree
of B. A. at the University of
Toronto in 1573, -I.A. in
1SS3, and graduated in
theology in Knox College
in 1574. He took a post
graduate course of four
rears at Bloomin-ton Uni-

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versity, obtainin,,, the degree

of Ph.D. ill i885. Of all the honors he secured during his college career, tli2 one he valued most highly was the first prize as public speaker in the graduating class at Knox College. Prior to entering college, lie taught school with marked success for a few years. He was ordained and inducted into the Presbvterian Church at Cannington, Out., in 1Si4. In 1578 he accepted a call to Knox Church, Harriston, and remained there until 1886, when he accepted a call to Collingwood. He declined a number of calls from the United States and Canada. Dr. Campbell as a preacher is eloquent, clear, logical,

evangelical and impressive, and as a pastor endears himself to his people by his strong social qualities. He has been most successful as a minister of the Gospel, being faithful, conscientious and energetic, filling every church of which he has had charge to its utmost capacity. The roll of his Sabbath School at Collin,wood numbers over six hundred. He has been -Moderator of three different Presbyteries, a member of the General Assembly, the Home Mission Committee and Sabbath Obserance Committee. He is a member of the A.F. cC A.-I., I.O.O.F., A.O.U.W., and St. Andrew's Society.

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