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ROBINSON, Benjamin.

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Collection
ROBINSON, Benjamin.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records. - 13 photographs. - 3 artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0125
Scope and Content
Documents, notices, testimonial, and messages of congratulations on his appointment as judge. B.A. diploma, Harvard, 1915. Invitations. Clippings.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
ROBINSON, Benjamin.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records. - 13 photographs. - 3 artefacts.
Scope and Content
Documents, notices, testimonial, and messages of congratulations on his appointment as judge. B.A. diploma, Harvard, 1915. Invitations. Clippings.
Date
1915-1960.
Fonds No.
P0125
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.
Notes
P86/10.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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