This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
The Honourable Ivan Cleveland Rand is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge. Two years later, Justice Rand will develop the "Rand Formula" for levying union dues.
The Right Honourable Robert Taschereau is appointed Chief Justice of Canada.
Willard Zebedee Estey retires as a puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada.