From: "Canadian Men & Women of the Time
Ed. Henry James Morgan, Toronto, William Briggs, Richmond St. W., 1912
Educationist, lawyer. Son of Isaac Walton, Buxton, England; born Nottingham, England, November 28, 1858; educated at Lincoln College, Oxford (B.A., 1883), Edinburgh University (LL.B., with distinction, 1886) and the University of Marburg: LL.D. (hon.), Aberdeen University, 1906; McGill University, 1911; married 1892, Mary Taylor (prominently identified with the movement for Providing Playgrounds for Children, Montreal), daughter of Rev. Duncan Taylor; barrister (Scottish bar), 1886; advocate, P.Q., 1907; lecturer Roman law Glasgow University, 1894-5; legal secretary to the Rt. Hon. J.B. Balfour, lord advocate, 1895; since 1897 has been dean of the law faculty McGill University; was joint editor in Scotland of the Juridical Review; now writes frequently for the University Review (Montreal; author of several law works, including “The Workmen’s Compensation Act, with Commentary “ (1910); well and favourably known on the lecture platform; spoke on “Lord Durham and the Rebellion of 1837” (1910).
Clubs: Vice-president, Alliance Nat. Franc.,
Montreal; Vice-president, Canadian Club, Montreal;
Residence: “Brampton,” 552 Pine Avenue
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