collection F2065 - Edwin Hilyard Charleson fonds

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Edwin Hilyard Charleson fonds


  • 1922-1927 (Production)

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1 scrapbook
2 files of textual records

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Edwin (“Eddie”) Hilyard Charleson, lawyer, was born 25 November 1904 in Ottawa, Ontario and died there on 5 July 1998. The son of Thomas Phillips Charleson and Florence Almon Smith, he attended the Ottawa Collegiate Institute and matriculated at Trinity College, Toronto, in 1922. He graduated in 1926 with a BA and stayed on as Graduate in Residence for one more year. He graduated from the University of Toronto Law School and was called to the bar in 1929. A member of Phi Delta Phi, the International Legal Honor Society, Charleson practiced in Ottawa.
He was a life time member of St. George's Anglican Church and served the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa as Diocesan Solicitor for many years. In the community of Ottawa-Carleton, he was active as Honorary Solicitor for numerous charitable organizations, including the Ottawa Boys' and Girls' Club and the Rotary Club of which he was past president. As a lifelong member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he was prominent in local and national executives and served as an early member of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He was predeceased by his wife, Roberta Lockhard Henderson, whom he married in 1948.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook in which Charleson records his student experiences as a member of the class of 2T6 and describes some Trinity traditions and events. Receipts from financial transactions, programs from theatre productions and debates, and dinner menus document many of Charleson's activities. Newspaper clippings reflect contemporary life during Charleson's years at Trinity.

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  • anglais



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