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Finding Aid - George McKenzie Clark fonds (PF24)

George McKenzie Clark fonds

1855-1889
2 cm of textual records


Biographical Sketch
George McKenzie Clark (1828-1904) was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1850. He served as a Junior Judge of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham Court from 1858 until he was appointed Judge of the same court on Nov. 3, 1882, a position he held until his resignation on Nov. 1, 1887 (located in Cobourg). After his resignation, he became solicitor for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), headquartered in Montréal, Québec. He remained in this position until three years before his death.
 
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of certificates appointing Clark a judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham and a judge of the High Court of Justice for Ontario. Certificates naming Clark to other appointments, including two commissions of inquiry and a Queen's Counsel are also included. The fonds also includes two legal documents and newspaper clippings of a letter to the editor of The Globe.
 
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Reference code / Title / Date
985020-1-1 Legal documents and newspaper clippings. -- 1855-1863
985020-1-2 Commission appointing George M. Clark, Esquire, Samuel Keefer, Esquire, and Edward Miall Esquire, Commissioners to make enquiry into and concerning all the facts connected with and the conduct and prosecution of the Canadian Pacific Railway from its inception to the present. – 1880
985020-1-3 Certificate appointing George McKenzie Clark a Master and Deputy Registrar and Special Examiner of the Court of Chancery. – 1881
985020-1-4 Commission appointing George Mackenzie Clark, Frederick Broughton, and D'Arcy Edward Boulton, Esquires, Commissioners, to investigate certain claims connected with the construction of the Inter-colonial Railway. – 1882
985020-1-5 Commission appointing George McKenzie Clark, Esquire, a local Judge of the High Court of Justice of Ontario. – 1882
985020-1-6 Commission appointing George McKenzie Clark, Esquire, the Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham in the Province of Ontario. – 1882
985020-1-7 Commission appointing George McKenzie Clark, Esquire, a local Judge of the High Court of Justice for Ontario. – 1883
985020-1-8 Commission appointing George McKenzie Clark, Esquire, the Revising Officer for the Electoral District of the East Riding of the County of Northumberland in the Province of Ontario. – 1885
985020-1-9 Commission appointing George McKenzie Clark, Esquire, the Revising Officer for the Electoral District of the West Riding of the County of Northumberland, in the Province of Ontario. – 1885
985020-1-10 Letters patent granting an annuity to George Mackenzie Clark, Esquire, late Judge of the County Court of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham in the Province of Ontario. – 1887
985020-1-11 Commission appointing George Mackenzie Clark, Esquire, one of Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law. – 1889
 
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