Oral History

The Hon.William Howland 1992, 928 pages

Documenting the life and career of William Howland (b. 1915), a Toronto- area lawyer who was appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1975, and became Chief Justice of Ontario in 1977. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; volunteer work; Law Society of Upper Canada; Treasurer, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1968; Appointment to Ontario Court of Appeal, 1975; Chief Justice of Ontario, 1977; court administration; court duties; select cases; Canadian Judicial Council, 1977. Interviewer unknown. File includes 29 audio cassette recordings from a series of 15 interviews and 2 volumes of transcripts (910 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 928

Read more about: Ontario Court of Appeal

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065203

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-126

Title: Interviews with William Howland

Date: Jan. 1992 - Oct. 1992

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 6 files of textual records (includes 29 audio cassettes (ca. 1710 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436833; sound recordings located in container B436871)