Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Leonard Montgomery
Dates of Creation
July 1998
Physical Description
2 files of textual records (includes 5 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Leonard Montgomery (b. 1932), a lawyer who was appointed a judge in 1975. Interview topics include: Queen's University; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; sole practice in Orillia, 1958-1963; purchase of Alec Forbes' practice, 1963; expansion of firm, 1968-1974; appointment to the bench, 1975; sentencing; select cases; Ontario Provincial Court Judges' Association. Interviewer unknown. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (184 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-51
File or Item Forms a Part of

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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File or Item Restriction
Closed until 24 July 2018
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436854; sound recordings are located in container B436900 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.