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Finding Aid - Maurice Lacourciere collection (PF84)

Maurice Lacourciere collection

1 photograph : b&w ; 10.7 x 14.0 cm

Biographical Sketch
Maurice-Norbert Lacourciere was born in Montmartre, Saskatchewan, on October 8th, 1920, son of lawyer J.E. Lacourciere. He attended the University of Ottawa, obtaining a BA in 1941. During World War II, between 1941 and 1946, Lacourciere served in the RCAF. When he returned home in 1946, he was admitted to Osgoode Hall Law School. After completing his articles with his father's law firm in Sudbury, Ontario, Lacourciere was called to the Bar in 1949. He was a partner in Lacourciere and Lacourciere from 1949 until 1964, when he was appointed a judge in the Nipissing District Court. He became a justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario's High Court of Justice in 1967, a justice of the Court of Appeal in 1975, and a supernumerary justice of the Court of Appeal in 1985, a position he held until 1990. Lacourciere was also a president of the Sudbury Law Association and the Northern Ontario Historical Society, as well as a member of the Board of Governors of Laurentian University. He died on June 6th, 1999.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of a photograph of the Ontario Council of the Canadian Bar Association, as maintained by Maurice Lacourciere.
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Reference code / Title / Date
P1099 Ontario Council of the Canadian Bar Association. – 1951
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