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GIBSON, John Morison, Canadian lawyer, born in the township of Toronto, York County, Ontario, 1 January 1842. He was graduated at University college, Toronto, in 1863, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1867. He entered the law course at the University of Toronto, receiving the degree of LL. D., and the gold medal of the faculty in 1869, and was examiner in that faculty for the years 1871-'2. He was elected a member of the senate of Toronto University in 1873 and 1878. He is a lieutenant colonel of volunteers, has been an active member of that, force since 1860, and was with his regiment at Ridgeway in 1866. He was a member of the Canadian Wimbledon rifle-teams in 1874-'5 and 1879, winning prizes on these occasions. In 1879 he won the Prince of Wales's prize (a badge and £100). In 1881 he commanded the Canadian Wimbledon team that defeated the British team in the contest for the Rajah of Kolopore's cup, and was also a member of the Canadian team at Creedmoor in 1876 and 1880. He is a Liberal in polities, and was elected to the Provincial parliament in 1879 and again in 1883.
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