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ROBINSON, Benjamin.

Benjamin Robinson

Date Range 1915-1960.
Description Level Fonds
Collection ROBINSON, Benjamin.
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Fonds No. P0125
Physical Description 0.1 metres of textual records. - 13 photographs. - 3 artefacts.
History/Biographical Benjamin Robinson was born in Kovl, Russia, and raised in the United States. After graduating from McGill University, he settled in Montreal. Robinson was president of the Montreal Advocates Benevolent Society, Jewish Immigrant Aid Society, and honorary vice-president of Canadian Jewish Congress. His wife Antonia (Tony) was also very involved in the Jewish community. A successful attorney, he was the second Jew to be appointed judge of the Quebec Superior Court for the District of Montreal in 1960.
Scope & Content Documents, notices, testimonial, and messages of congratulations on his appointment as judge. B.A. diploma, Harvard, 1915. Invitations. Clippings.
Notes P86/10.
Repository Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives

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