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MACGEORGE, Robert Jackson, Canadian clergyman, born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1811. His father, Andrew, was a well-known solicitor in Glasgow. Robert was educated at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, in 1839 was ordained a minister of the Episcopal church of Scotland, and in 1841 he removed to Canada, where he was appointed incumbent of Trinity church, Streetsville. During his connection with this congregation he did much missionary work at adjoining stations. While in Canada he edited the "Church," a weekly newspaper, and the "Anglo-American Magazine." In 1858 he returned to Scotland, and was placed in charge of the Episcopal church in Oban. Mr. Macgeorge was for some time synod clerk, and in 1872 was appointed dean of Argyll and the Isles. In 1881 he resigned his charge, as well as his office of dean and canon of the cathedral. He has written numerous songs which have been sea to music, and is also the author of a volume of "Tales, Lyrics, and Sketches" (Toronto, 1858).
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