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Finding Aid - William Mulock fonds (PF75)

William Mulock fonds

7.5 cm of textual records (5 v.)

Biographical Sketch
William Mulock was born on January 19th, 1844 in Bond Head, Ontario, to Thomas Holman Mulock and Mary Cawthra. Mulock earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1863, was admitted as a student-at-law by the Law Society of Upper Canada that same year, and called to the Bar in 1868. Mulock practiced in Toronto and was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1890. Mulock served as Chief Justice of the High Court (Exchequer) of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1905-1913), Chief Justice of the High Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1913-1923), and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1923-1936). He was an ex-officio bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1936 to 1944.
Mulock served as a Member of Parliament for the riding of York North from 1882 to 1905, and served as Postmaster General and Minister of Labour under Prime Minister Laurier. He was Vice-Chancellor (1881-1910) and later Chancellor (1924-1944) of the University of Toronto and president of Farmer's Loan and Savings. Mulock died in Toronto on October 1st, 1944.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of bound volumes relating to the legal career and personal life of Sir William Mulock. Volumes relate to a Canadian Bar Association trip to England and to dinners held in honour of Mulock as Chief Justice of Ontario.
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Reference code / Title / Date
994048-001 Souvenir list of members of the Canadian Bar Association. -- July 1924
994048-002 A complimentary luncheon to Sir William Mulock. -- 13 Feb. 1930
994048-003 Presentation by the Justices of the Supreme Court of Ontario. -- 19 Jan. 1931
994048-004 Guest book. Complimentary dinner to Sir William Mulock. -- 19 Jan. 1934
994048-005 Presentation by the City of Toronto. -- Sept. 1936
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