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FORBES, James Fraser, Canadian physician, born in Gibraltar in 1820. He was the son of an officer in the 64th regiment, who, after retiring from the service, was collector of customs at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Mr. Forbes has been coroner and health officer for Liverpool and Queens County, N. S., for over twenty-six years, and was elected president of the bank of Liverpool in 1874. He was first returned to the Dominion parliament in 1867, was reelected in 1872, and again in 1874, and was defeated in 1878, but was reelected in 1882.
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