Oral History

The Hon. Ross Fair 1995, 159 pages

Documenting the life and career of Ross Fair (b. 1925), a lawyer who was appointed Family Court Judge for Waterloo County (1966), later being appointed Senior Judge of the Central West Ontario region (1977-). Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; move to Kitchener; judges in St. Catherines; sole practice, Galt, 1961; appointment as Family Court Judge; family court system; Senior Judge, Central West Ontario Region, 1977. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (159 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 159

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%2065302

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-25

Title: Interviews with Ross Fair

Date: Apr. 1995 - June 1995

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes); 2 audio cassettes (ca. 60 minutes) : 5 X 3.5 X 1 centimetres)

Restrictions: Closed until 21 June 2010

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436763; sound recordings are located in container B436745)

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