Robinson John Beverley 1820-1896 Second Son Of Sir John Beverley

Robinson; born in Toronto. Educated at Upper Canada College; appointed

aide-de-camp to Sir Francis Bond Head; saw active service during the

Rebellion of 1837. Studied law, and called to the bar of Upper Canada,

1844. Served as alderman in Toronto for six years; elected mayor, 1857.

Elected to the Assembly for one of the divisions of Toronto, 1858;

president of the Council in the Macdonald-Cartier administration, 1862.

Elected to the House of Commons for Algoma, 1872, and for Toronto West,

1878. Lieutenant-governor of Ontario, 1880-1887. =Bib.=: Read, The

Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada; Dent, Can. Por.; Rose, Cyc.

Can. Biog.