Interviews with William Colter

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-140
Title: Interviews with William Colter
Date of Creation: July 2004 - Aug. 2004
Physical Description:

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

Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records 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.

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Forms Part of: C 81-1 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
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Location and Ordering Information: Textual records located in container B437265; sound recordings located in container B436493
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