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Willard Zebedee Estey fonds [textual record]. 



Place of creation

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10.6 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of Supreme Court of Canada, n.d., 1977-1988, 8.60 m, volumes 1-44. Judgements, Speeches, Administration and General Files. Toronto Files, n.d., 1959-1978, 2.00 m, volumes 44-53. Speeches, Air Canada Inquiry and General Files.

Textual records
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Textual records: Finding aid number 1825 is a descriptive file title list. MSS1825 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

Born in Saskatoon, in 1919, Estey was educated at the University of Saskatchewan and Harvard Law School. He was called to the Bar of Saskatchewan in 1942 and Ontario in 1947. A lecturer at Osgoode Law School, Estey became Chief Justice of Ontario in 1976. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1977 and retired in 1988.

Additional information

Received in 1988 from the Honourable W.Z. Estey of Toronto.

Subject heading

1. Judgements - Canada, [1977-1988] Air Canada Inquiry, [1977-1988]
2. Judges - Canada, [1959-1988] Canada. Supreme Court, n.d., 1977-1988.


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