Oral History

The Hon. Leonard Montgomery 1998, 184 pages

Documenting the life and career of Leonard Montgomery (b. 1932), a lawyer who was appointed a judge in 1975. Interview topics include: Queen's University; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; sole practice in Orillia, 1958-1963; purchase of Alec Forbes' practice, 1963; expansion of firm, 1968-1974; appointment to the bench, 1975; sentencing; select cases; Ontario Provincial Court Judges' Association. Interviewer unknown. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (184 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 184

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065328

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-51

Title: Interviews with Leonard Montgomery

Date: Jul-98

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 5 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed until 24 July 2018

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436854; sound recordings are located in container B436900)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.