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8 OTTAWA NORMAL SCHOOL YEAR BOOK FOR 1916-1917
W. J. KARR, B.A., D.Paed.
A native of Lambton County. He received his early edu-
cation in the Public,High,and Model Schools at Forest. He
is a graduate of the Toronto Normal School, the Ontario
Normal College, and Queen's University, receiving from the
last-named institution the degrees of B.A. in 1906, B.Paed.
in 1907, and D.Paed. in 1916. He taught in a rural school
for three years, was Principal of Sarnia Model School for
three years, and Assistant in the Ottawa English-French
Model School for one year. In 1909 he was appointed
English Master in the North Bay Normal School, and in
1911 was transferred to his present position. He is the
author of a thesis "The Training of Teachers in Ontario,"
and joint author of several training-school text-books.
G. A. MILLER, M.A.
A native of Simcoe County. His High School education
was obtained in the Barrie and Collingwood Collegiate
Institutes. After a few years' teaching in one of the rural
schools of the county, he attended the Toronto Normal
School. Later he became Principal of the Dresden Public
and Continuation School. After several years in this
position, he attended Queen's University, from which he
obtained in 1912 the degree af M.A. and rank as Specialist
in Science. He was Science Master in the Chatham Coll-
egiate Institute for a year and then received the appoint-
ment of Principal of the Seaforth Collegiate Institute. This
position he occupied till his appointment to the staff of
the Ottawa Normal School in 1914, in succession to Mr. I. XV.
Gibson, now Director of Elementary Agriculture in British
J. W. FORBES, B.A.
Was born in Perth County and received his early education
in the Brocksden Public School, and Stratford Collegiate
Institute. After teaching Public School for four years in
his native county he attended the University of Toronto
from which he graduated in 1895 with honours in mathe-
matics and physics. After graduating from the School of
Pedagogy in Toronto in 1896, he taught in Streetsville High
School for a short time, and was Principal of Weston High
School for two years, leaving that place to take charge of
the Mathematical Department of the Brockville Collegiate
In 1914 he was appointed to the Ottawa Normal School
as successor to Dr. Slemon.
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NORMAL SCHOOL YEAR BOOK FOR 191
JAMES FRANCIS WHITE, LL.D.
He was born in the town of Trenton, and there he received his early
education in the Separate and High Schools. His professional training
for teacher was obtained in the Toronto Normal School, from which
at the age of eighteen he graduated as medallist. Then he filled the
position of principal in the Separate Schools in Brockville and Lindsay.
In 1882, he was named as the first Inspector of Separate Schools, having
charge over the whole Province. Next, he was given a seat on the
Central Committee-a body charged with the conduct of teachers'
examinations. He has taken part in the preparation of school text-
books, and has been active in the various educational movements
outside the scope of school work proper. On the death of the late
Dr. MacCabe, for many years Principal of the Ottawa Normal School,
he was appointed, in 1903, to succeed that distinguished educationist.
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OTTAWA NORMAL SCHOOL YEAR Boox Fon 1916-1917 9
F. A. JONES, M.A., D.Paed.
NVas born in Northumberland County, and rgcgiyqrl hit
early education in Brant and Oxford Counties. After teaeh-
ing for three years in Norfolk County, he attended the
Ottawa Normal School, and was gold medallist of his classg
two years later he graduated from the Ontario Normal
College. For four years he was Principal of the Sllllllllh
Falls Public Schools, after which he was appointed to the
staff of the Normal-Model School, Ottawa. He received the
degree of B.A. from Queen's University in 19115, MA. from
the University of Chicago i11 1915, and D.Paecl. from Queen's
University in 1917. In 1908 he was appointed Head Master
of the Normal Model School, which position he held until
1915, when he was added to the staff of the Normal School.
F. c. ANDERSON, BA., M.B., Mn., c.M.
A native of Ontario: graduated from Napanee Collegiate
Institute: taught nve years in the Public Schools of Lennox
and Addington, graduated from Queen's University as
Specialist i11 Scienceg taught Science in Athens High School
one yearg taught Science and Commercial work in Port
Hope High School one year: passed Commercial Specialist
examinationg taught Commercial work in Cobourg Col-
legiate Institute two yearsg inspected Public Schools in
Lennox and Addington two yearsg was Principal of Van-
kleek Hill Collegiate Institute two years: taught Commer-
cial work and Art in Kingston Collegiate Institute allfl
Faculty of Education four yearsg graduated in Medicine
from Queen'sg took a year's special post graduate work in
Medicine in London, Englandg appointed Commercial teach-
er, Ottawa Collegiate Institute and Instructor i11 Writiiig,
Ottawa Normal School, September, 1914.
T. A. BROWN
Was born 011 a farm near tl1e tow11 of Bowmanville. He
received his early education at tl1e Public School in the
village of Tyrone and completed his academic course in the
Bowmanville High School. After attending the Model
School at Port Hope he spent the next three years in a
rural school of l1is native county.
Graduating from tl1e Normal School at Ottawa he taught
continuation classes, first as principal of the Orono Public
School, 3.l1Cl later as principal of the Exeter Public School.
In 1895, he was appointed Superintendent of Music i11 the
city of Stratford, and in 1898 received his present
VVhile in Stratford, he studied music under the direction
of a teacher of the Toronto Conservatory and also took up
tl1e extra-mural course provided by the Tonic Sol-fa
College, London, England, receiving from it certificates in
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