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Victoria County, Ontario Canada Biographies -F-G-
Fairbairn, Charles M. (1837-1911). Farmer.
Born near Lakefield Early moved to Verulam. 1879, Warden of Victoria
county. 1890-96, M. P. (Con.) for South Victoria. Three sons, four
Ferguson, Alexander (1853-1911). Surgeon. Born in Eldon
township. 1882, married Sarah Jane Thomas of Nassagaweya, Out. Two
sons. Practised Buffalo, Winnipeg, and Chicago. Founded Manitoba
Medical College. Professor of clinical surgery, Illinois State
University. President, Chicago Medical Society. Surgeon-in-chief,
Chicago General Hospital. Pronounced by American, Journal of Surgery
to be "the cleanest and cleverest surgeon on the western continent."
Devised many operations known by his name. Awarded Commandership of
the Order of Christ of Portugal, the highest honor that that country
could bestow on anyone outside of royalty.
Fidler, Joshua (1815-1887). Physician. Born Sussex, England.
1846, settled in Lindsay. 1852, married Laura Jellett of Cobourg.
Eight children. Gaol surgeon for 22 years. 1866-67, Chairman Lindsay
Board of Education.
Flavelle, John D. (1850). Born near Peterboro, son of John
Flavelle and Dorothea Dundas. 1873, married Minnie Cooper of
Lindsay. Three daughters. 1864, settled in Lindsay and entered into
business in Dundas and Flavelle Bros. dry goods firm. 1884, became
manager of milling interests of the firm. Has a reputation in two
hemispheres for superlative skill in curling. 1911, President Canada
Cereal Co., a big milling merger. 1915-21, Chairman of Board of
License Commissioners for Ontario. Chairman, Board of Governors,
Ross Memorial Hospital. Chairman, Lindsay Waterworks Commission.
Flavelle, William M. (1853). Brother of J. D. F. Settled
early in Lindsay. 1886, married Mary Helen Aird. Four sons, two
daughters. Pioneer in cold storage business in Canada. President,
Flavelles' Ltd. (cold storage and creamery). President, Dundas and
Flavelles, Ltd., (dry goods business). President, Victoria Loan .and
Savings Co. President, Lindsay Cemetery Co. Methodist. Conservative.
Fox, Samuel J. (1854-1911). Born near Bowmanville, Ont., of
English and Scotch descent. 1871, moved to Ops. Worked at printing
and in his father's brickyards, south of Lindsay, where he
ultimately assumed control. 1877, married Rosanna Free. 1898-1911,
M. P. P. (Conservative) for South Victoria.
Graham, Alex. C. (1848-1919). Born near
Beaverton,, Ont. 1855, brought to Eldon. Married Annie Stephens, of
Beech Lake. One son, two daughters. Taught school for 21 years,
chiefly in Victoria county. Clerk of 7th Division Court for 30
years, and postmaster at Victoria Road for 20 years. Also a Police
Magistrate and Secretary of North Victoria Agricultural Society.
Graham, Henry (1832-1907). Merchant. Born Quebec. Lived in
Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, and (principally) Kinmount. Married
Elizabeth Taylor of Bobcaygeon. Six children. General store at
Kinmount. Commissioner and Justice of the Peace for over 25 years.
Liberal. Prominent Baptist.
Graham, John (1807-1880). Born Westport, Mayo, Ireland, 1830,
settled in Ops, first on Lot 18, Con. I, later on Lot 13, Con. II.
Colonel in the militia. Methodist, and one of the first board of
trustees of Lindsay church.
Greener, James (1813-1897). Methodist minister. Born in North
of England. Pastor main Lindsay Methodist church, 1857, 1867-69.
Founded East Ward Methodist Church, 1878.
Gregory, Edmund (1830-1892). Born in South of England. 1851,
settled in Millbrook, Out. 1857, came to Lindsay with John Knowlson
and founded drug store. Methodist. Liberal. Five sons, one daughter.