ROBERT J. REID.
The legal profession of Saskatchewan finds a worthy representative in Robert J. Reid, of Tisdale, senior member of the firm of Reid & Wilson. He was born at Holstein, Ontario, on the 3d of January, 1886, a son of William K. and Emily (Vayson) Reid, the father a native of Dumfries, Scotland, and the latter of Ontario, and of English descent. In his early manhood William K. Reid taught in the country schools, having qualified while engaged in pioneer farming. He was an ambitious man and took advantage of the home course in arts offered by the Toronto University while teaching. He followed that profession until he was sixty-three years of age, at which time he went into the insurance business, and continued therein to the time of his death, in June, 1915. Mrs. Reid died in September, 1893. Robert J. Reid was reared in Durham and Mount Forest, Ontario, and there attended the public and high schools. Upon the completion of his high school course he went to Regina, where in 1904 he enrolled in the Normal School. Subsequently he taught school in northern Saskatche- wan until 1910, when he was articled to Hon. James McKay, K. C., now Justice, and afterward to Colonel J. H. Lindsay, K. C., of Prince Albert. He was called to the bar in March, 1915, and immediately became asso- ciated in practice with Lindsay & Mudie, with whom he remained for one year. In January, 1916, he commenced practice at Tisdale and has since resided here. In January, 1923, he took into partnership Charles J.Wilson, and the firm is known as Reid & Wilson. For a number of years Mr. Reid has been town solicitor of Tisdale and the firm represents the town of Tisdale and the municipality of Connaught, the Bank of Nova Scotia, the Saskatchewan Lumber Company, Limited, the Union Trust Company, Limited, the Excelsior Life Insurance Company andothers. In December of the year 1915 Mr. Reid was married to Miss Alice Jaycock of Wadena, Saskatchewan, and they have become the parents of three children: Douglas, born on the 27th of February, 1917; Dorothy, born on the 21st of March, 1921; and Marjorie, born on the 19th of September, 1928. Mr. Reid follows an independent course in politics. He has been secretary of the local Board of Trade and is now its treasurer, and he has served on the school board. During the Great war he was secretary of the Belgian Relief committee, chairman of the Victory Loan committee and during the influenza epidemic was chairman of the health board specially appointed to meet the emergency. Along strictly professional lines he is identified with the Law Society of Saskatchewan and socially he is connected with the Tisdale Tennis Club, of which he was president some years, and the Curling Club. The religious faith of Mr. Reid is that of the Methodist church, of which he was treasurer of the board for many years. Bibliography follows:


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