Oral History

The Hon. Douglas Coo 2004, 145 pages

Documenting the life and career of Douglas Coo (b. 1931), Senior Judge in Toronto (1979-). Interview topics include: family background, early schooling and early career; call to the Bar of Ontario, 1953; Shearer & Coo insurance practice; Court of Appeal work; Advocates' Society; Q.C., 1963; appointment to the County Court Bench, 1973; Senior Judge in Toronto (1979); Ontario Integrated Justice Project; Civil Rules Committee (1977- 1990). Interviewer unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews, a transcript with index (144 p.), and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 145

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%2065400

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-123

Title: Interviews with Douglas Coo

Date: Mar. 2004 - May 2004

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437268; sound recordings are located in container B436493)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Estates Project.