Oral History

The Hon. Colin Bennett 1984, 173 pages

Documenting the life and career of Colin E. Bennett (b. 1908), a Toronto- area lawyer who was appointed as a judge in the County Court in 1957. Interview topics include: his childhood years; University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall; early practice; his first election; his appointment as a judge; select cases; his involvement with the Law Society of Upper Canada as Under-Treasurer. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews and two volumes of transcript with indexes (154 p.) and photocopies of articles and meeting minutes related to C. Bennett.

Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information

Interviewer: Christine J.N.Kates

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 173

Read more about: Ontario Superior Court

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065104

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-26

Title: Interviews with Colin Bennett

Date: June 1983 - Jan. 1984

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 495 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436629; sound recordings located in container B436509)