The Canadian Album; Men of Canada; Or, Success by Example, in Religion, Patriotism, Business, Law, Medicine, Education and Agriculture; Containing Portraits of Some of Canada's Chief Business Men, Statesmen, Farmers, Men of the Learned

The Canadian Album; Men of Canada; Or, Success by Example, in Religion, Patriotism, Business, Law, Medicine, Education and Agriculture; Containing Portraits of Some of Canada's Chief Business Men, Statesmen, Farmers, Men of the Learned

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and accepted his present professorship. The space allotted to his biography will not admit the details of his success, nor afford room for the mention of his connection with all the important literary and scientific societies in this and the old land. In religion the Doctor is a member of the Church of Scotland, and Conservative in politics. He was married twice: first, to Lucy, daughter of Charles Stapley, Chelsea, Eng., and second, to Caroline Matilda, daughter of Wm. Jordan, Rosehall, Halifax, N.S. TTLEX. W. MACRAE, A.M., BarX rister-at-Law, St. John, N.B., V(r) was born at St. John's, Newfoundland. His parents were Donald and Catherine H. (McLea) Macrae; his father being a Presbyterian Clergyman, whose biography appears in this volume. His paternal grandfather was a clergyman of the Church of Scotland, well known as a polemic writer, in the days of the disruption. His maternal grandfather, the Hon. Kenneth McLea, was a prominent merchant of St. John's, Newfoundland, and a member of the Legislative Council of that colony. He received his education at the common schools of N.S. and N.B., graduating from Dalhousie College, Halifax, B.A., in 1886, matriculated with high honors into the University of London, Eng., in 1887, and passed the intermediate L.L.B. examination of that institution, in 1889. He afterwards graduated A.M., from Harvard University. He was mathematical teacher in the St. John Grammar School, for about a year and a half, and was called to the Bar in Oct., 1889. He is a member of the Masonic Order, K. of P., Orange Association, I.O.F., and St. Andrew's Society. In politics, he is a Liberal-Conservative, and in religion, a Presbyterian. /jHARLKS FERGIE, Agent and 1 Manager of the Intercolonial Coal Mining Co., limited., .show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236790103
  • 9781236790101