Oral History

The Hon. Reuben Bromstein 1997, 228 pages

Documenting the life and career of Reuben Bromstein (b. 1929), who was a Toronto-area lawyer later appointed as a judge in 1983. Interview topics include: communist upbringing; Central Technical High School; York University; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; appointment as judge; Provincial Court, Civil Division; Chief Judge Doug Turner; disintegration of Civil Division; experience as a judge. Interviewer is unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (221 p.).

Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 228

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%2065323

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-46

Title: Interview with Reuben Bromstein

Date: Nov. 1997

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed until 7 Nov. 2027 or 17 Nov. 2012 if interviewee dies after 15 years from interview

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436852; sound recordings are located in container B436796)

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