Fonds MG 3 - Mervyn J. Woods fonds

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Mervyn J. Woods fonds

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MG 3

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  • 1946-1950 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records

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Mervyn Woods was born in Regina in 1909 and received his early education in Regina, Kincaid, and Moose Jaw. He attended Teachers College, graduating in 1929; and graduated from the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan in 1937. During World War II he served with the Royal Canadian Navy, becoming a Lieutenant Commander and winning the Order of the British Empire. Woods started practicing law in 1945 and in 1946, joined the faculty of the University of Saskatchewan. He earned a Master of Laws degree from New York University in 1959. In 1961 he was appointed to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

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This fonds contains Professor Woods' lecture notes for the following law classes: Property and Ownership; and Personal Property.

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