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Finding Aid - John P. Nelligan fonds (PF52)

John P. Nelligan fonds

[2000?]-[Photocopied 2005]
1 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch
John Patrick Nelligan (1921-2019) was educated at St. Mary's Cathedral High and Hamilton High School of Commerce in Hamilton, Ontario. In 1942, he received his B.A. degree from the University of Toronto while on active service with the Canadian Army during the Second World War. He was admitted to Osgoode Hall Law School, and was called to the Bar in 1949. Nelligan began his legal career in Toronto before moving to Ottawa in 1955. Nelligan was involved with several professional organizations throughout his career, including The Advocates' Society, American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Medical-Legal Society of Ottawa-Carleton, John Howard Society of Ottawa, Thomas More Lawyers Guild of Ottawa, Canadian Bar Association, and the County of Carleton Law Association. Nelligan has received several awards and honours for his accomplishments, including the Law Society Medal (1991), the Advocates' Society Medal (1994), the County of Carleton Law Association's Carleton Medal (2001), and an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa (2002).
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records relating to the legal career of John P. Nelligan. Included are a photocopy of a scrapbook containing media clippings largely concerning Nelligan’s legal career, but also relating to his education and military service. Also included is a biographical outline written by Nelligan for his law firm.
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Reference code / Title / Date
2005037-001 A brief outline of (JPN's) history. -- [2000?]
2005037-002 Scrapbook. -- Photocopied 2005
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