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Finding Aid - Frederick Montye Morson collection (PF145)

Frederick Montye Morson collection


1 cm of textual records
2 photographs : b&w ; 15 x 11.1 cm and 15.5 x 11.2 cm on board 30.5 x 20.5 cm

Biographical Sketch
Frederick Montye Morson was born on October 22nd, 1851, in Chambly, Quebec. He received a BA degree from Trinity College, Toronto, in 1873, and was admitted as a student-at-law by the Law Society of Upper Canada that same year. He was called to the Bar in 1877. After practising law in Toronto with Nelson Gordon Bigelow, Morson became a junior judge in the county and district courts of York, where he enjoyed a 40-year career. He retired from the bench in June of 1931. In addition to his legal work, Morson was involved with the Masonic Order and was a director of Imperial Loan and Investment. Frederick Montye Morson died in Toronto on March 15th, 1944.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records pertaining to the professional career of Frederick Montye Morson, a Quebec-born lawyer and judge who practised in the City of Toronto. These records relate primarily to Morson's retirement from the bench in 1931. The records in this collection include a speech, certificates and photographs.

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Reference Code / Title / Date
985180-001 Anecdotes of Judge Frederick Montye Morson. -- [1931?]
986018-001 Honourary certificate issued to Frederick Montye Morson. -- 11 June 1931
986018-002 Honourary certificate issued to Frederick Montye Morson. -- 15 June 1931
P1 Photograph of Frederick Morson. -- [between 1913 and 1933]
P1300 Photograph of Frederick Montye Morson. -- [between 1913 and 1933]
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