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Finding Aid - John Leslie Stewart fonds (PF65)

John Leslie Stewart fonds

65 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch
John Leslie Stewart was born on September 24th, 1911, in Toronto, Ontario, to John L. Stewart and Mary Frances Nicholson. Stewart was married to Winifred M. Gibson. Stewart was a Prince of Wales Scholar (1929) and a Rhodes Scholar. He earned a B.A. from the University of Toronto (1932), a BCL from Oxford University (1934) and a Diploma in Economics and Politics from Oxford University (1935). Stewart was called to the Bar by Lincoln's Inn in 1935, was admitted to Osgoode Hall Law School that same year and called to the Bar of Ontario in 1936. Stewart was appointed a King's Counsel in 1950. Stewart served with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada during the Second World War. Stewart was practicing with the firm of Fraser, Beatty, Tucker, McIntosh and Stewart in Toronto when he accepted the position of legal counsel with the Royal Commission on Taxation. He was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire. Stewart died in Toronto on December 6th, 1971.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records relating to John Leslie Stewart in his capacity as legal advisor to the Royal Commission on Taxation, popularly known as the Carter Commission (1962-1967).
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PF65-1 Royal Commission on Taxation

65 cm of textual records

Scope and Content
Series consists of records created and maintained by John Leslie Stewart while serving as legal advisor to the Royal Commission on Taxation. Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, directories, schedules and other material relating to the administration of the Commission, background research, participants' submissions, public hearings, and the writing and editing of reports. Records directly related to John Leslie Stewart include financial records, legal opinions, correspondence, financial records and other material. Also included is his letter of resignation due to health problems.
Reference code / Title / Date
992001-001 Accounts. -- 1962-1965
992001-002 T.S. administration. -- 30 Apr. 1964
992001-003 Administrative memorandum. -- 19 Feb. 1963
992001-004 T.S. budget. -- [1963?]
992001-005 Daily schedule. – 1963
992001-006 General. -- 1962-1967
992001-007 Guide-book. – 1963
992001-008 Index to submissions (1-300). -- [1964?]
992001-009 Instructions to staff. – 1963
992001-010 Letter submissions. -- 1962-1964
992001-011 List of participants. – 1963
992001-012 Main report. -- 1966-1967
992001-013 Memoranda for participants. -- 1963-1964
992001-014 CCH releases. -- 1962-1964
992001-015 A draft outline of the final report. -- 31 Jan. 1964
992001-016 Research memoranda. -- 13 Feb. 1964
992001-017 Staff. -- 1963-1964
992001-018 Tax structure - general. -- 1962-1964
992001-019 Provincial committee. -- 1962-1964
992001-020 Questionnaires to participants. – 1963
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