Aberhart, William (1878–1943), politician and evangelist in Canada, was born in Hibbert township, near Seaforth, Perth county, Ontario, on 30 December 1878, the son of William Aberhart (who as a child had been brought from Germany) and his wife, Louisa Pepper, the daughter of an Englishman. He was educated at schools in ...
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Woodsworth, James Shaver (1874–1942), Methodist minister and politician in Canada, was born on 29 July 1874 at Applewood, the farmstead of his mother's family, the Shavers, in Etobicoke township, near Toronto, Ontario, the eldest son of six children of the Revd James Woodsworth (1843–1918)...