On This Day

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

April 2

1865
Francis Alexander Anglin, who will become Chief Justice of Canada in 1924, is born in Saint John, New Brunswick.
1927
Former Attorney General of Saskatchewan, the Honourable John Henderson Lamont, is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada.
1957
Richard Wagner, appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2012, is born in Montreal, Quebec.