Interviews with William Parker

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-70
Title: Interviews with William Parker
Date of Creation: Nov. 1994 - Mar. 1995
Physical Description:

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

Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Scope and Content:

Files consist of oral history records 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. File consists of 15 audio cassette recordings from a series of six interviews and a transcript (441 p.).

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Interview conducted as part of the Hamilton Law Association Project.

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Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B437264; sound recordings are located in container B436746
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