This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
Henry Grattan Nolan, who will be appointed puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1956, is born in Calgary, Alberta.
Thomas Albert Cromwell, who will be appointed puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2008, is born in Kingston, Ontario.
The Honourable Roland Almon Ritchie is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge. Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Ritchie acted as counsel to the royal commission on the terms of Newfoundland's union with Canada for 12 years.