Description of File or Item:

Interview with W.H. Langdon
Dates of Creation
Physical Description
1 file of textual records. - 2 audio cassettes (ca. 120 minutes)
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of W. H. Langdon (b. 1922), former Crown Law Officer in the Ministry of the Attorney General from 1969 to 1983. This interview concerns his personal and professional history and was conducted as part of the Attorney General Project. Interview topics include: early years; World War II service; legal training; Toronto: Crown Attorney’s Office; local councillor; Crown Law Office; defence counsel; crown attorneys; Attorneys General; Deputy Minister; Deputy Director of Crown Attorneys; Role of Solicitor General; judges and cases; Chairman of Regional Crown Attorneys; Role of the Crown Attorneys in the Ministry and favourite cases, among others. File includes two audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (61 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.

Interviewer: Cynthia Smith

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-144
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This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files

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Location and ordering information
Original records are located in C 81-4 , barcode B826137. sound recordings are located in: C 81-4 , barcode B826139.

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