Oral History

The Hon. William Colter 2004, 150 pages

Documenting the life and career of William Colter (b. 1916), former Senior Judge (1967-1974), and Chief Judge, Country Court (1974-). Interview topics include: family background; Univefrsity of Toronto law course; Osgoode Hall Law School; call to the Bar (1940); World War II; move to Welland, McCoomb, McCoomb (1948- 1964); Q.C. (1957); appointment as Judge (1964); Senior Judge (1967-1974); Chief Judge, County Court (1974); Niagara Regional Police Force Inquiry; retirement. Interviewer unknown. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews, a transcript with index (150 p.) and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 150

Read more about: Ontario Superior Court

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065217

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-140

Title: Interviews with William Colter

Date: July 2004 - Aug. 2004

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 330 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B437265; sound recordings located in container B436493)