ship, Kent County, Ont. He is the ollly son of John Lee, who came to Canada from Ireland in 1843. He was educated in the district school of the township of Orford, and has de-voted his life to agricultural pursuits, and is still living on the farm on which he was born. He was married in December, 1865, to Rebecca Attridge, of the County of Kent. He ,vas town-ship councillor of Orford for two years—1869 and 1870, deputy reeve in 1872, reeve from 1873 to 1878, and in 1875 was elected warden of Kent County, the youngest person who has ever occupied the chair. He has been justice of the Peace since 1873, and is associated with the Huron & Erie Loan & Savings Co. His present honorable position is due to his energy and strength of character. He is a pronounced Reformer, and has declined to be nominated for parliamentary honors, but while studiously avoiding publicity on all occasions, he has never refused to accept positions of trust when the welfare of the community required his services. In religion Mr. Lee is a member of the Methodist Church.