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ROBERT C. McBRIDE, of the
firin of -McBride & Jones,
architects, surveyors and civil
engineers, London, Ont., Nvas born in
that city on November 5th, 1S6o. His
father was the late William -McBride,
for many years city assessor and secre-
tary of the Western Fair Association.
He met his death in the Thames dis-
aster in iSSi. -Ir. -McBride received
his education at the public school and
Collegiate Institute in London. He
commenced the study of his profession
in the office of S. Peters & Son, Lon-
don, and afterwards studied for a time
in the United States. He began to

practice at London as a member of the firm of Peters, Jones &- McBride in 1 SS5. This partnership continued until 189i, when -Ir. Peters withdrew, the firm now being -McBride & Jones. Mr. McBride has drawn the plans for some of the leading buildings in London, and the firm is receiving a constantly increasing patronage froin other parts of the Dominion. ''Mr. McBride was married Eebruary iotli, iSS6, to -Liss E. -Iutchinor, of Ottawa, Ontario. In religion he is a -Methodist, and in politics is Reform. He has been a inember of the Ontario Association of Architects since it was established in 1888-

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