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JOHN H.MILLARD, of the late

firm of J. Millard & Co., cabi-

net makers, upholsters, under-takers, etc., Newmarket, Ont., was born there March 4th, 1842. He received his education at Newmarket High School, and afterwards learned the cabinet business with his father, Joseph Millard, J.P., -who was the leading cabinet manufacturer and undertaker in Newmarket. In i868 Mr. Millard entered into partnership with his father, the firm being J. Millard &- Co. The partnership continued until i8gi, when his father retired, leaving the entire business ill possession of his son. The show rooms occupied by hint

are 42x-/5 feet iii dimensions

and three stories in height,

having a beautiful frontage

AN-ith four plate glass %\-in-

dows, and situated on the

main street in the centre of

the town, and the furniture manufactured by hint is of

the eery best quality, and

is beautiful ill design and

finish. Mr. Millard's un-

dertaking department has a

separate entrance from the

street, and his reception

roonis are elegantly fitted up with antique oak cabinets oil the sides where his caskets and coffins are en-closed, also the floor is richly carpeted and the -,vindows are heavily draped with raw silk curtains. He takes full charge of all the funerals entrusted to hint in the titost satisfactory manner, and is known as the leading funeral director, he having two of the most beautiful hearses ill the county. Mr. Millard, like his father, is a native of Canada, and one

of the most thorough-going and enter-prising Wien of business in the town. He is exceedingly popular with all ranks and classes, and has been for thirteen rears a member of the Town Council, a position which his father also held for two \-ears at an earlier date. He is a nientber of the Methodist Church, and treasurer of the OnarterIv Board, also belongs to the Masonic Brotherhood, the A.O.U.W., LO.O.F., and is rice-president of the Undertakers' Association of Ontario. In politics lie is a Liberal. Mr. Millard ill 1,S70 married Alen Isabel, daughter of James Purdy, of 1Iarkhani, Ont.


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