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Finding Aid - Hugh Stanley Honsberger fonds (PF195)

Hugh Stanley Honsberger fonds

1937-1974

4.5 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25 cm

Biographical Sketch
Hugh Stanley Honsberger was born in Walpole Township on January 16th, 1889, to O.J. Honsberger and Marie Sheridan. He entered Osgoode Hall Law School in 1913, and was called to the Bar in 1918. Honsberger articled with the firm of Raymond, Ross and Ardagh in Toronto, and joined the firm upon graduation. After Ross left the firm in 1920, the firm became Raymond, Ardagh and Honsberger. When Norman Munnoch joined the firm in 1922, the firm name was changed to Raymond, Honsberger and Munnoch. In 1925, Munnoch resigned, and the name changed to Raymond and Honsberger. John D. Honsberger and Hugh Honsberger, sons of Hugh Stanley Honsberger, both joined the firm in 1950. Hugh Stanley Honsberger was appointed a King's Counsel in 1937. He served as a Reeve for North York, was active in the Toronto Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, and was a founder of the Metropolitan Toronto Conservation Authority. Hugh Stanley Honsberger died in Toronto, Ontario, on July 3rd, 1979.
 
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and maintained by H. Stanley Honsberger, a lawyer in Toronto, Ontario. The fonds primarily contains correspondence received by Honsberger, which are largely thank-you letters, letters of congratulations and other miscellaneous personal correspondence. Also included is a file relating to the organization of the 50th reunion of the Osgoode Hall Law School class of 1917.
 
Restrictions
No restrictions on access.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
999012-001 Class dinner. -- 1967-1968
999012-02P Photograph of attendees at the 50th reunion of the Osgoode Hall Law School class of 1917. -- 28 Dec. 1967
2002056-001 Correspondence. -- 1937-1973
2002056-002 Correspondence. -- 1937-1974
2002056-003 Correspondence from Susan Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir. -- 1947-1948
2002056-004 Rideau Hall: government house. -- 18 July 1973
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