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Gaelic was the mother tongue. His father, Archibald McMurchy, who was long engaged in farming in Ontario, came from the Mull of Cantire in Scotland, and his mother, Flora McLean, was also of the Highland race. He walked the five miles which separated his home from the school daily, summer and winter, taking his second-class certificate in 1889, heading his class at the high school. For two years he taught school near Fordwich in Huron county; then, leaving for the West, he arrived in Neepawa, Man., in 1892, where he taught school for six months, returning East and taking his first-class non-professional at Harriston and subsequently third-class professional at the School of Pedagogy in Toronto, in the season 1893-94, subsequently putting in' one year at the University of Toronto, 1894-95. After one year he broke his studies to go teaching again in York county, teaching a year and a half; then back to the University, where he graduated a B.A. in 1899. He then became connected with the Chesley Public and High Schools and held the principalship of these schools for almost five years. In 1904 he resigned his position at Chesley and accepted the principalship of the High School at Regina, which position he held for two years. He then turned his attention to the profession of law, and became articled in 1906 to J. A. Cross, K.C., subsequently transferring his articles to his old classmate, W. M. Martin, of the firm of Balfour & Martin. He was called to the bar in 1909, and contracted a partnership with J. C. Secord, the firm subsequently being known as Frame, Secord & McMurchy. After severing his connection with this firm he entered into partnership with A. R. Tingley, K.C., which partnership he subsequently dissolved, when he formed a partnership with L. Clare Moyer, the firm being now known as McMurchy & Moyer. He has always taken a keen interest in educational matters, and was elected as a member of the Regina School Board in 1913-14. Mr. McMurchy has always been a keen athlete; was a

 

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