The Reverend Channell G. Hepburn was born in Magog on September 15th, 1888. He attended Bishop’s University from 1906 to 1910, receiving a B.A. in 1908. Channell went on to attend the Divinity General Theological Seminary in New York and received an M.A. in Sociology from Columbia University in 1911. In October 1911 he was admitted to the Diaconate and he would later earn his B.D. in absentia from Bishop’s in 1917.