Oral History

The Hon. Arthur Klein 1996, 259 pages

Documenting the life and career of Arthur Otto Klein (b. 1909), a Toronto-area lawyer who joined the Attorney General's Department in 1939, later becoming the Chief Magistrate of Ontario (1964-). Interview topics include: articling; early practice; Attorney General's Department; World War II; Crown Attorney's Office, Toronto, 1945; select cases; Chief Magistrate for Ontario, 1964; Commissioner, Toronto Police, 1964-1968; judges in 1968, Toronto; Ontario Magistrates Association. Interviewer unknown. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews and a transcript with index (244 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 259

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065315

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-38

Title: Interviews with Arthur Klein

Date: Mar. 1996 - June 1996

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 8 audio cassettes (ca. 420 minutes)

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436763; sound recordings are located in container B436746)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.