On This Day

In the history of the Supreme Court of Canada and in the legal history of Canada.

November 12

1865
John Henderson Lamont, appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1927, is born in Horning's Mills, Canada West.
1893
Roy Lindsay Kellock, appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1944, is born in Perth, Ontario.
1898
The Earl of Minto is sworn in as Canada's eighth Governor General.
1995
Emmett Matthew Hall, former judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, dies at the age of 96.