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BATSHAW, Harry.

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Collection
BATSHAW, Harry.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0007
Scope and Content
Congratulatory correspondence on his appointment to the Bench. Press clippings containing tributes. The Jew in the Judiciary, a 1968 address before the Canadian Jewish Historical Society
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
BATSHAW, Harry.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Congratulatory correspondence on his appointment to the Bench. Press clippings containing tributes. The Jew in the Judiciary, a 1968 address before the Canadian Jewish Historical Society
Date
1950-1984.
Fonds No.
P0007
History Biographical
Born in 1902, Harry Batshaw was a lawyer. He was educated at McGill University and at the Sorbonne, appointed King's Counsel in 1940 and made a Judge of the Quebec Superior Court in 1950. He was the first Jew to be appointed to a Superior Court in Canada. He was an honorary vice-president of the Zionist Organization of Canada; secretary of the Baron de Hirsch Institute; president of Canadian Young Judea; and co­chairman of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. He helped found Amitiés culturelles Canada-Français-Israël. He died in 1984
Notes
See photo coll. PC 1.Fonds consists of mostly originals, press clippings and copies.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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