Born at Grahamsville Ontario. Son of the following. After taking his M.A. at Toronto University, he studies law and was called to the bar,1878. QC 1884 President Canadian Bar Assocation. Represented Canada at the International Congress on Moral Education at The Hague 1912. Represented Bradon in the House of Commons, 1911-1915 Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba 1916.
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.