Documenting the life and career of George Finlayson (b. 1927), a Toronto- area lawyer who was appointed as a judge in the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Ontario in 1984. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; select cases; Law Society of Upper Canada; Court of Appeal; new types of cases. Interview conducted by Janette MacDonald. File includes 14 audio cassette recordings from a series of seven interviews, a transcript with index (335 p.), and a copy of a release form.
Date Started: 04/01/1990
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The Honourable George D. Finlayson 1928-2008. Esq., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D The Honourable George D. Finlayson was born in Winnipeg, MB in 1928. He started his post-secondary education in a pre-med program; however, after the first year he enrolled in an Honours Arts program at the University of Toronto. He graduated in 1949 with a Pass… Read more »