Oral History

The Hon. William Parker 1995, 441 pages

Documenting the life and career of William Parker (b.1914), a lawyer who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1961, later becoming Associate Chief Justice in 1977, and the Chief Justice of the Criminal Trial Division in 1985. Interview topics include: articling; Osgoode Hall Law School; Junior, Bowlby; World War II; Partner, Bowlby & Parker; professional associations; Justice, Supreme Court of Ontario; opinions on select judges; opinion on Chart of Rights and Freedoms; Associate Chief Justice; Chief Justice, Trial Division. Interviewer unknown. of 15 audio cassette recordings from a series of six interviews and a transcript (441 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 441

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%2065347

Archive Code: C 81-4-0-70

Title: Interviews with William Parker

Date: Nov. 1994 - Mar. 1995

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 15 audio cassettes (ca. 810 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437264; sound recordings are located in container B436746)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Hamilton Law Association Project.