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MEN OF CANADA.

J. W/ PETTIT SMITH,
London, Out., Rector of Christ
—, Church, Canon of the Cathe-
dral, and Rural Dean of Middlesex,
was born on the 23rd of September,
1S41, at Brantford. He received his
education at the public and high schools
there, and Huron College, London.
During his educational course lie taught
school three years. In i S66 he was or-
dained Deacon and appointed Incumbent
of Belmont, Middlesex County, and or-
dained Priest in 1567. In 1571 hewasap-
pointed Incumbent of St. John's Church,
Strathroy, and in 1S75 was appointed
Rector of Christ Church, London, his

present charge. In 1573 he was created Rural Dean of Middlesex, and in 1881 Canon of the Cathedral. Canon Smith is Registrar and Bursar of the Western University, Registrar and Treasurer of the Chapter of the Cathedral, Secretary and Treasurer of the Colonial and Continental Church Society, President of Huron College Association, President of the Sunday School Association of Allddlesex Deanery, and a member of various important church committees. Mr. Smith was married July 12th, iS62, to Rebecca, second daughter of J. Likins, Esq., J.P., Brantford. He has one son and four daughters.

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