Oral History

Mr. John Agro 1989, 203 pages

Documenting the life and career of John Agro (b. 1919), former senior partner of Agro, Zaffiro in Hamilton, Ontario. Interview topics include: St. Michael's College, University of Toronto; World War II; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; select cases; Counsel for Police Association; Chairman of the Harbour Commission, Hamilton; Heath v. Hamilton Football Club. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes seven audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews, a transcript (203 p.), a copy one item of correspondence outlining how the oral history would be preserved and accessed through the Osgoode Society Oral History Programme, and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N.Kates

Occupation: Lawyer

Number of pages: 203

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065150

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-73

Title: Interviews with John Agro

Date: Feb. 1989 - June 1989

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 7 audio cassettes (ca. 400 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436850; sound recordings located in container B436725)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.