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Victoria County, Ontario Canada Biographies -H-I-J-

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Hale, George (1816-1916). Journalist. Born in Omemee. 1870, together with his brother, W. M. Hale, founded the Orillia Packet. Prohibitionist, Anglican, Conservative. 1874, married Marion Gow. Two sons, two daughters.

Harstone, J. C. (1858-1911) Educationist. B. A. and honor graduate, Toronto University. Principal of Lindsay Collegiate Institute, 1888-1908. A noble and lovable character and an inspiration to his whole student constituency. Secretary of Lindsay Curling Club for many years.

Head, John (1848-1895). Born Stowmarket, Eng. Elder of Lindsay Presbyterian Church. Secretary of Tract Society and of Central Charity Committee. President Lindsay Teachers' Association. President Horticultural Society. Member town council.

Heaslip, Nelson (1841-1890). Bexley pioneer, coming from Niagara district. Presbyterian. Conservative. Warden of Victoria county, 1883 and 1886.

Herriman Weston Leroy (1831-1908). Physician. Born in township of Haldimand, Ont. Prizeman of first graduating class in medicine at Queen's University, 1855. Served in American Civil War and practised at Orono, Port Hope, and Lindsay. Authority on scientific agriculture. First secretary, Children's Aid Society.

Horn, Andrew (1850-1892). Born Ollon, Scotland, son of Alex. Horn. 1852, came with parents to Mariposa. With father in woollen mill enterprise. Director Mariposa Agr. Soc. and Lindsay Central Ex.

Hudspeth, Adam, Q. C. (1836-1890). Lawyer. Born Cobourg. M. P. (Conservative) for South Victoria, 1887-90.

Hughes, Josiah Charles (1848-1886). Born Omemee. 1862, went to British Columbia. 1871, member of first legislature of B.C. 1878, appointed by Dominion Govt. as Indian Agent for the northwest coast.

Hughes, Lt. Gen. Sir Samuel, M. P. (1853-1921). Born Darlington township, Durham co., son of John Hughes and Caroline Laughlin. Twice married: (1). to Caroline Preston (deceased), and (2) in 1875, to Mary, eldest daughter of H. W. Burk, ex-M. P. for West Durham. One son, two daughters. Teacher of English and History, Toronto Collegiate Institute, till 1885, when he bought the Lindsay Warder, which he edited till 1897. 1872, champion of America in mile race in rowing. 1897, Lieut-colonel commanding 45th Regiment. Served with Imperial forces in South African War. 1892-1904, M. P. (Conservative) for North Victoria. Since 1904, M. P. for Victoria and Haliburton. Prominent Orangeman. 1911-16, Minister of Militia and Defense in Conservative Cabinet. Foresaw the Great War and forced some measures of preparation on an unbelieving country. Responsible for the astounding rapidity with which early contingents were mobilized. Lieut.-General, 1916.

Hunter, John (1825-1892). Born Dumfriesshire, Scotland. 1845, came to Canada. Owned grist mill and sawmill at Kinmount. Postmaster and J. P. there for many years. Several times reeve of Somerville.

Ingle, George (1837-1913). Builder and lumber merchant. Born at Port Hope. 1853, settled in Lindsay. Planing mill, 1872-1913. Married Miss Matthews, of Millbrook. Mayor of Lindsay, 1901-02.

Jordan, William (1826-1909). Born Cavan, Ireland. 1834 brought to Canada and settled on shore of Sturgeon Lake. Member of first councils of Fenelon township, and of Fenelon Falls.

Junkin, John (1820-1904). Born at Kest, Ireland. At 19, married a wife of same age, and sailed for Canada the following year, with wife and baby girl. Settled in Verulam. Seven boys, five girls. Liberal. Methodist.

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