On This Day

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

March 23

1895
John Robert Cartwright, who will become Chief Justice of Canada in 1967, is born in Toronto, Ontario.
1970
The Right Honourable Joseph Honoré Gérald Fauteux is appointed Chief Justice of Canada.
1970
The Right Honourable John Robert Cartwright, Chief Justice of Canada, retires.