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THOMAS C.L. ARMSTRONG

M.A. LL.L'. barrister, Toronto vvas born near the village of Millbrook, in Durham County, Out., and received his early education in the public schools of the district, in Bowinaliville High School and tie'-Normal School, Toronto. After teaching a few rears he attended the 1-11-11 School at Whitby, reading for entrance into the University of Toronto, matriculating with honors in IS70. After a successful course, lie graduated ill iS; 5, taking the silver medal in modern languages, and was ill the same year appointed assistant master in the Collegiate Institute in Hamilton. Dur-

ing the next six rears in this school he Nvoii a foremost position as a teacher and an editor of text books. In iSSi he chose law and resigned his position as teacher, receiving as a present a handsome gold watch and chain. He then spent t\%,o years, ISS2-3, in Winnipeg, where, besides practicing law, he took a prominent part in university and educational matters, and was editorial writer on leading daily papers of that city. Mr. Armstrong is practicing law in Toronto, is an examiner in the University of Toronto, and a member of the United Board of Examiners for the province.

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