FRANK COOPER, photographer,
London, Out., was born in Lon-
don township, December 21st,
1845, and married Emily Selina,
daughter of W. E. Riddle, of St.
Catharines, March 19, 1878, by whom
he has two sons and one daughter.
He was educated at the ordinary country
school, which, owing to circumstances,
he had to leave at 13, and began the
battle of life. He first became errand
boy in a confectioner's store, and two
years afterwards entered a dry goods
establishment as parcel boy. After
this he served for a few weeks in
carriage trimming. His tastes, how-