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Sir Martin Hunter

SIR MARTIN HUNTER: (1757-1846), General, second son and heir of Cuthbert Hunter of Medonsley, Durham, by his wife Anne, daughter of the Rev. John Nixon of Haltwhistle, Northum berland, was born in 1757. On August 30, 1771 he was appointed Ensign in the 52nd Foot, in which he became Lieutenant 18 June 1775, Captain 21 …

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Peter Hunter

PETER HUNTER: British soldier, b. in Scotland in 1746, d. in Quebec 21 August, 1805. He entered the army, and had attained the rank of Lieutenant-General when he was appointed in 1799 to administer the government of Upper Canada, succeeding Lord Semcoe, and made Commander in Chief of the forces in Canada. He was eminently …

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Sir George Hunter

SIR GEORGE HUNTER: Kt. cr. 1921; M.P. Waipawa, 1896-99 and since 1911; b. Wellington, 1860; e.s. of George Hunter and Margaret Paul; educ.: Brams Private School. Member County Council, 33 years; 35 years chairman Wallingford R.B.; 37 years chairman Porangahou Road Board. Address: Porangahou Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. M.: 1160. Clubs: Wellington; Hawkes Bay; Waipawa; …

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Sir George Burton Hunter

SIR GEORGE BURTON HUNTER: K.B.E., cr. 1918; D.Sc., J.P., M.C.I.N.A., M.I.C.E.; Chairman of Swan, Hunter and Wingham Richardson Ltd., Shipbuilders and Engineers, Wallsend-on Tyne, and connected with several other shipbuilding and engineering companies; Director of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd.; Barclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co. Ltd., Wallsend; b. Sunderland, …

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John Hunter

H164 JOHN HUNTER: married 1680. H165 JAMES HUNTER: married 1722. H166 JAMES HUNTER: b. 1816. H167 SIR CHARLES HUGHES HUNTER: created Baronet 1910. H168 SIR WILLIAM BLAKELEY HUGHES HUNTER. Motto: Dum Spero Spero.

Brig. Gen. George Gillett Hunter

BRIG. GEN. GEORGE GILLETT HUNTER: C.B. 1916; C.M.G. 1912; b. 25 Dec. 1864; s. of Archibald Hunter, merchant, London; educ.: Loretto School; Sandhurst, entered The Bluffs, 1885; Egyptian Army, 1888; Coast Guard Administration, Egypt, 1896; Military Administrator, Frontier Districts Administration, 1917-21. Address: Hartley Wintney, Basingstoke, Hants.

Alexander Hunter, M.D.

ALEXANDER HUNTER: M.D. (1729-1809), physician born at Edinburgh in 1729, was eldest son of a druggist. He was sent to the grammar school at ten, and at fifteen to the university, where he remained until he was twenty-one, having devoted the last three years to medicine. He spent the next year or two studying in …

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Honorable Gordon Hunter

HONORABLE GORDON HUNTER: Chief Justice, Supreme Court, British Columbia, since 1902; b. 4 May 1863; education: Brantford College Institute; Toronto University. Barrister, 1888; K.C. 1900. Address: Victoria, British Columbia. Clubs: Union, Victoria: Vancouver.

Andrew Hunter, D.D.

ANDREW HUNTER: D.D. (1743-1809), professor of Divinity at Edinburgh, born in Edinburgh in 1743, was the eldest son of Andrew Hunter of Park, writer to the signet, of the Abbotshill branch of the Hunters of Hunterston, Ayrshire. His mother was Grizel, daughter of General Maxwell of Cardoness in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright. After an education …

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Samuel Hunter

SAMUEL HUNTER: (1769-1839), editor of the “Glasgow Herald,” born in 1769, was son of John Hunter (1716-1781), parish minister of Stoneykirk, Wigtowshire. Receiving his elemen tary education in his native place, he qualified as a surgeon in Glasgow University, and for a time, about the end of the century, practiced his profession in Ireland. Somewhat …

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Henry Charles Vicars Hunter

HENRY CHARLES VICARS HUNTER: J.P.; b. 1861; o.s. of Henry Frotheringham Hunter of Kilbourne Hall, Derby, and Hariette Anne, dau. of Edward Dowker of Laysthorpe, York shire; educ.: Charterhouse; Christ Church, Oxford. Spent ten years big-game shooting. Address: Abermarlais Park, LLangadock, Carmartenshire. T.A.: LLangadock. T.: LLangadock 16. Club: White’s. BT. LT.-COL.

Thomas Hunter

THOMAS HUNTER: (1666-1725), Jesuit, born in Northumberland on 6 June 1666, made his humanity studies in the College of the English Jesuits at St. Omer; entered the society in I 1684; was appointed professor of Logic and Philosophy at Liege, and was professed of the four vows 2 Feb. 1701-02. He became chaplain to the …

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Thomas Hunter

THOMAS HUNTER: (1712-1777), author, eldest son of William Hunter, born at Kendal, Westmoreland, and baptised there on 30 March 1712, was educated at the Kendal Grammar School, and matriculated at Queen’s College, Oxford, on 2 July 1734. In 1737, he was elected master of the Blackburn Grammar School, and was subsequently appointed curate of Balderstone, …

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James Blake Hunter

JAMES BLAKE HUNTER: B.A.; Deputy-Minister of Public Works of Canada since 1908; b. Watertown, Ont. 31 Aug. 1876; s. of D. H. Hunter; B.A., Principal, Woodstock, Ont. Collegiate Institute, and Eunice, dau. of J. B. Kitchen, J.P. of St. George, Ont.; educ.: Woodstock, Ont. public schools; Woodstock Collegiate Institute and Toronto University; B.A. Honour graduate …

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