April 5, 1830, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

June 26, 1906, while principal of Gladstone Avenue Public School, Toronto, Canada; the next morning the students wore maple leaves to school.

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Canada.

Muir moved to Canada as a child, and earned his BA degree from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. He then taught school, mainly in the Toronto area.

  1. The Maple Leaf Forever