James Lewis Milligan

MILLIGAN, James Lewis. b. Liverpool, England, 1 Feb. 1876; d. Toronto, Canada, 1 May 1961. According to Stanley Osborne*, Milligan began his journalism career with the London Daily Chronicle and the Weekly Graphic. He was awarded the Felicia Hemans Prize for poetry by Liverpool University in 1910, a year prior to emigrating to Toronto where worked as a freelance journalist before his appointment to a Methodist lay pastorate at Actinolite, north of Tweed in central Ontario. In 1913 he became editor of the Peterborough Review. At the outbreak of the First World War he began writing for The Globe. Canadian Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational churches hired Milligan in 1922 as head of...

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