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MEN OF' LANA r)A.   467

ALEX DUFFETT CLEMENT,
Postmaster, Brantford, Ont.,
was born lurch 26th, 1836,
at Hamilton, Ontario. His father was
Joseph D. Clement, Postmaster, of
Brantford from iSjo until iS62,
when lie resigned, and his son Alex-
ander received the appointment. He
,N as educated at Brantford public schools
and at a private school at Niagara, Ont.
He was then taken into the Post Office
at Brantford at the early age of four-
teen, and has remained there ever since.
He was appointed Postmaster in zS62,
and has proved to be a competent and
obliging official. Perhaps there are

fewer complaints of the postal service of the Brantford office than of any office in the province doing the same amount of business. Mr. Clement be-longs to no societies, but for some years was prominent ill the fire department of the city, and has always been interested in all that pertains to the welfare of the community. In religion he is a Congregationalist. He was married on September i8th, IS71, to hiss Lydia Eiiima, daughter of John Kendall, Brantford. His family consists of one son and one daughter, the latter is at-tending Brantford Ladies' College, and his son, Joseph K., is in the Post Office.

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