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-XIEN OF CANADA.

J OHN CAMERON, founder and president of the London Advertiser Printing Co., London, Out., was born January 21st, IS43, at Markham, Ont. He received his education at the Stouffville and London public schools. At an early age he was apprenticed to the printer's trade in London, and, when only twenty-one, started the London Advertiser as an evening paper, which has gone on ever since, developing into the principal newspaper in Ontario, outside of Toronto. Mr. Cameron is president and controlling owner of the London Advertiser Printing Co. He was for seven

or eight years, after the death of Hon. George Brown, chief editor of the Toronto Globe. He has been president of the Canadian Press Association, president of the Ontario Temperance Alliance, and is now officially connected with temperance and benevolent Nvork in various ways. He is an elder of Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, London, and has been a delegate to the General Assembly. He is also the author of the book entitled " A Canadian in Europe." Mr. Cl meron was married in iS69 to Elizabetn, daughter of the late Captain and Adj utant David Millar, Royal Canadian Rifles.

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