Oral History

Mr. John Sampson 2002, 58 pages

Documenting the life and career of John Sampson (b. 1922), former Crown Attorney for Kingston (1960-1986). Interview topics include: early career; appointment as Crown Attorney (1962); Crown attorneys system; Deputy Attorneys General; Attorneys General; the role of Crown Attorney; inquests; American Association of Prosecutors; American District Attorneys Association; impact of Charter of Rights and Freedoms on role of Crown. Interview conducted by Cynthia Smith. File includes two audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (58 p.), and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Number of pages: 58

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065381

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-104

Title: Interview with John Sampson

Date: Sept. 2002

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 120 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437272; sound recordings are located in container B436900)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.